Food

German Coffee Cake

A lovely cake to serve for afternoon tea.
Richard Whitbread
20
10M
50M
1H

Try this with currants or cranberries in place of sultanas.

Ingredients

Method

1.

Preheat oven to 180C (160C fan forced). Grease and line a 22cm x 32cm shallow baking pan. Cook potatoes in boiling water until tender, drain, cool and place into a large bowl.

2.

Mash the potatoes, add the sugar and beat well. Add in the sultanas, peel, milk, lemon zest and lemon juice. Sift in flour and fold through. Spread evenly into the prepared pan.

3.

Sprinkle Crumble Topping over the cake and bake for 45-50 min. Remove from the pan and cool completely. Cut into squares to serve.

CRUMBLE TOPPING
Sift ½ cup self-raising flour into a bowl, add ½ cup sugar and 2 teaspoon nutmeg or cinnamon. Rub in 55g chopped butter until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.

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