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Feijoa Cake

125g soft butter
1 c
up white sugar
2 large free range eggs
1 t
easpoon vanilla essence
1/2
cup milk
1 c
up plain flour
2 t
easpoons of baking powder
1
teaspoon Mixed spice
2
cups peeled and halved Feijoa (Cut in half and scoop out the innards)
2
tablespoons brown sugar mixed with 2 tablespoons of pecans or walnuts and 1 tablespoon of cinnamon

Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat some more.
 sift flour, spice and baking powder into egg and sugar mixture.
Gently fold milk into the batter.
Lastly add vanilla essence.  Be careful not to over mix the batter here
Pour into a lined
20cm round 7cm deep cake tin. 

Place feijoas on the surface of the cake batter, pointed end down, (may need to be cut in quarters) and push down until top is level with cake batter. 
Sprinkle with the sugar / nut mixture. 

Bake at 180 degrees C for 50 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched. Brush with Feijoa jelly while still warm.
Serve warm or cold. If warm: serve with softly whipped cream. If cold: dust with icing

Feijoa cake

 

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