Sockerkaka-Swedish Butter cake

Bonnie Beck


This is a recipe I got from an old Estonian women who had lived in Sweden.

It's really good and rich. I like serving it with Fruit butter between the layers and on top. Dusted with powdered sugar.


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30 Min
45 Min


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exlarge eggs
2 c
bakers sugar
1 c
1 stick
butter, melted
2 c
sifted flour
2 tsp
baking powder
a dash of salt
grated lemon peel or orange peel or both (optional)

How to Make Sockerkaka-Swedish Butter cake


  • 1Preheat oven to 350*.

    Beat well the eggs, sugar and grated lemon or orange peel together until thick.
  • 2Add a little of the sifted flour and salt; beat well. Add in the milk and melted butter together and add slowly to the egg mixture alternating with the sifted flour.
  • 3Pour into two buttered cake pan that has parchment paper on the bottom and sides. Butter the parchment paper and flour it all. Shake out excess flour.

    Bake at 350* for about 45 mintues. Check for cake doneness.

    Serve plain, or with whipped cream or with fresh berries.

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Course/Dish: Cakes

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