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Sweetcorn cake (Brazil)

Julia Stanbrook, a BMS PEPE teacher-trainer, shares a wonderful recipe from Brazil.


This wonderful recipe was passed down from fellow BMS worker Suzana Greenwood and it is delicious.





  • 1 small can sweetcorn with the juice
  • 2 tsp margarine
  • 200ml coconut milk
  • 3 cups of sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups maize flour
  • 1 tsp raising agent



1)   Mix all the ingredients together in a liquidiser.

2)   Grease a cake tin – preferably a savarin-type tin.

3)   Bake at 180-200° C for about 30min.

4)   To check it is cooked test with a knife; when it comes out clean it is time to take it out of the oven.


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