Buttercake June 30, 2010 09:44

Dutch Buttercake Delicious and very calorific, but a little goes a long way. Great served with a cup of English tea, also keeps a long time in an airtight container. Boterkoek - Butter Bake serves 6-8 175g plain flour 150g light brown soft sugar 150g butter, cubed Pinch of salt ½ egg to glaze (100g finely chopped ginger, optional) •    Add the flour, sugar, salt and butter in a bowl and knead all together with a cool hand until it forms a ball. •    Press the ball into a 22cm diameter shallow cake form. •    Glaze with the egg. •    Sprinkle over the ginger if required. •    Put the cake form in a preheated oven of 200 degrees C and bake until brown in about 20 minutes •    Leave to cool before removing from the cake form.