Delicious Grape Cake

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Wine is fine, but it’s not all that grapes are good for! This grape cake is a delicious dessert (especially served warm) or a morning or afternoon tea served like a slice with a dusting of icing sugar. If you’ve got a grapevine that’s been going to waste, try this simple recipe out and your problem will be solved!


  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup Chelsea Sugar
  • 1 tspn Vanilla Essence
  • 1 lemon – rind and juice
  • 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour
  • 500 grams grapes (seedless)


  1. Preheat oven to 200 deg C. Beat eggs, sugar and vanilla essence, lemon rind and juice until thick. Add sifted flour. Stir until evenly mixed. Gently stir in grapes.
  2. Put in a greased and floured 23cm round tin. Reduce oven to 180 deg C and cook approximately 30-40 minutes. Leave for 3 minutes before turning out.
  3. Dust with sifted Icing Sugar. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream.
Serves Cooking Time Prep Time
8-10 30-40 mins 15-20 mins
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Delicious Grape Cake
Course Dessert, Snacks
Cuisine NZ
Course Dessert, Snacks
Cuisine NZ
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