Passion Fruit Cake

Submitted by:
Carolina Firacative, Bogota, Colombia

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1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup butter
2 eggs
1.75 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 cup passion fruit juice
Raspberries to decorate

This is a very simple, yet delicious dessert!

1. First, preheat the oven to 180º C.

2. Then grease and flour a half-pound baking tin of the shape of your preference.

3. In a bowl, mix together the sugar and butter and add the eggs, one at a time. Mix flour and baking powder, add to the other mixture and mix well. Finally put 1/2 cup of passion fruit juice until batter is smooth.

4. Pour batter into the prepared tin and bake the cake for 30 to 40 minutes. Cake is done when a knife comes out clean from the center of the cake. Leave the cake to cool down and take it out of the tin.

5. Once cold, pinch the cake several times with a wooden stick and add the remaining passion fruit juice on the surface, so that it is absorbed.

6. Decorate with raspberries and enjoy!


The are lots of passion fruit or gulupa plants (passiflora pinnatistipula) in the place where I grew up, so making this dessert is a good way to use all that fruit ... I actually baked this cake last wekeend!

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