English Caraway Cake


This seed cake recipe, which has a distinct flavor of caraway seeds, hails from Great Britain.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
1 8-inch cake


  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • salt to taste

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 1 large egg

  • 1 tablespoon caraway seeds

  • ½ cup milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F ( 175 degrees C). Grease and flour the bottom and sides of an 8-inch round cake pan.

  2. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt.

  3. Beat sugar and butter with an electric mixer in a large bowl until creamy. Mix in egg and caraway seeds. Add flour mixture in two batches, alternating with milk, beating well after each addition. Pour batter into the prepared cake pan.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean, about 45 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

269 Calories
10g Fat
40g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 269
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 127mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 56mg 4%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 71mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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