8oz caster sugar
7 1/2 oz plain flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
Zest and juice of 1 lemon
110g blackberries tossed in 1 tablespoon plain flour
Preheat the oven to 175c / 350f.
Beat the eggs and caster sugar together until white & fluffy.
Melt the butter and stir in the buttermilk. Mix into the egg mixture.Add the juice & zest.
Mix the flour & baking powder. Carefully fold into the egg mixture.
Pour half the mix into a ring mould that has been buttered and dusted with flour.
Add the blackberries on top
Top with the remaining sponge mix.
Bake in the centre of the oven for 25-30 mins.
Leave the sponge cool in the tin, then turn out onto a rack or plate.
Sprinkle sugar and a few berries over the top and serve!
I made a little posy of flowers and brambles and placed it into the centre of the cake, so unnecessary but so cute! This cake was gorgeous! So simple and made the blackberries the star of the show, I’ll definitely make it again.