Braeside Estate Foodies

Easy Sunday Cake Recipe

November 4, 2020

Easy Sunday Cake

The “Easy Sunday Cake” is light dessert that goes well with an after dinner coffee or digestive. It requires few ingredients and very little time to make, yet is always a great hit with fanily and guests alike. Once again, credit for the original recipe goes to my mother.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine German, Swiss
Servings 12
Calories 118 kcal


  • 250 g 8 oz Flour (Pastry or all purpose)
  • 250 g 8 oz Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 250 ml 1 cup Milk
  • 150 ml 2/3 cup Oil (e.g. vegetable but NOT Olive oil
  • 1/2 package of Vanilla sugar
  • 5 ml 1 tsp Baking powdwer
  • 100 g 3 – 4 oz Hazelnuts (Filberts), ground
  • 30 ml 2 tbsp Cocoa powder
  • Icing sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 180 °C (350 °F)
  • In a large bowl, beat eggs and sugar until foamy with a hand mixer.
  • Add milk and oil while continuing to mix on low speed
  • Incorporate flour, hazelnuts, baking powder, vanilla sugar and Cocoa powder
  • Pour mixture into a suitable baking pan (loaf, spring form, Bundt etc.)
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean
  • Let cake cool of and then finish with a dusting of icing sugar

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