Honey and vanilla cake

Delightfully sweet and fragrant.
Honey and vanilla cake
1H 5M

With the added sweetness of honey and fragrant vanilla bean this sour cream cake is delightfully dense and flavourful teatime treat.

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1.Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease deep 20cm round decorative fluted cake pan.
2.Split vanilla bean lengthways and scrape seeds into large bowl. Add butter, honey, eggs and sour cream; whisk until combined.
3.Sift flour and caster sugar over honey mixture and stir until just combined.
4.Pour mixture into pan. Bake cake 30 minutes. Cover cake loosely with foil, bake a further 30 minutes. Remove foil; bake about a further 5 minutes or until a skewer inserted in centre comes out clean. Cool cake in pan.
5.Turn cake onto serving plate and dust with sifted icing sugar.

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