Jamaican Easter Cake

April 14, 2022

This Jamaican Easter Cake is soft, sweet, moist, and flavorful, which make a delicious snack when it is eaten with a slice of cheddar cheese. However, it is just as good by itself also.


jamaican easter cake
  • 2 cups Grace Browning (Buy Now)
  • 1 tbsp Guava Jam (Buy Now)
  • 2 oz Margarine
  • 1 bottle stout
  • 1/2 cup(s) wine
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 medium egg (optional)
  • 8 oz dark sugar
  • 1 lb counter flour
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp mixed spice
  • 1/4 lb mixed peel, chopped
  • 1/4 lb raisins, soaked


              • Melt margarine and allow to cool, then add stout, wine, vanilla, Grace Browning, Guava Jam and beaten egg (if used).
              • Stir in the sugar and mix until all the granules are dissolved.
              • Mix together all the dry ingredients then add the chopped mixed peel and raisins.
              • Combine liquid mixture with dry ingredients and mix well.
              • Scrape the batter into a greased loaf pan 12"x4"x3".
              • Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C/350°F or until a skewer inserted comes out clean.
              • Cool on a cooling rack.
              • To Glaze: Combine 2 tablespoons honey with two tablespoons water and bring to a boil; remove from flame and use a pastry brush to apply it over the surface of the bun.
              • To Serve:  Serve with slices of cheese.
              • Enjoy
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