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Custard Apple Teacake

Custard Apple Teacake

20 mins
1 hr
A little time & effort

The natural sweetness of custard apples, means you don't need to add as much sugar. Perfect for picnics or to enjoy with a morning tea at home with your favourite tea or coffee.

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  • 125g butter, room temperature
  • ½ cup + 3tsp extra, caster sugar
  • 1tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 ripe custard apples, halved (about 350g each)
  • 1 ½ cups self-raising flous
  • ¾ tsp ground cinnamon

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  • Using electric beaters, beat butter ½ cup caster sugar and vanilla in a medium bowl until sugar dissolves and mixture is pale and creamy. Add eggs one at a time. Beat well after each addition.
  • Using a spoon remove pulp from custard apples. Discard seeds and add pulp to mixture. Mix well until combined.
  • Using a large metal spoon, fold flour in 2 batches into mixture. Spoon into loaf pan and smooth the top.
  • Combine extra sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle over mixture. Bake for 1 hour or until a skewer comes out clean. Remove from oven and stand for 5 minutes before turning cake out onto a wire rack to cool.
  • Slice and serve.