•With a few ingredients, making a delicious passionfruit cake is easy.
With a few ingredients, making a delicious passionfruit cake is easy.
- 2/3 cup (160ml) passionfruit pulp – 5 passionfuits
- 250-gram butter, softened
- 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon rind
- 1 cup (220g) caster sugar
- 3 eggs
- ¾ cup (180ml) milk
- 2 cup (300g) self-rising flour
- 3/4 cup (165g) caster sugar
- 1/3 cup (80ml) lemon juice
- 1/4 cup (60ml) water
Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°. Grease and lightly flour a 24cm pan.
Strain your passionfruit seeds over a jug to get the seeds and the juice separately.
Reserve juice for cake mixture, and seeds for lemon syrup.
Beat butter, rind, and sugar in a small bowl with a mixer until light and fluffy.
Beat in the eggs, before adding in milk and passionfruit juice. Add in the sifted flour in two batches. And combine.
Pour the mixture into the pan. Then bake the cake for 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
Leave cake in the pan for 5 minutes before turning it onto a wire rack placed over a tray.
To make the lemon syrup, place sugar, lemon juice, water, and half the reserved passionfruit seeds in a small saucepan. Stir over heat, without boiling, until sugar dissolves.
Pour hot syrup over hot cake; serve cake warm or freeze for later use.