Harvest Grape Cake

It's near harvest time here at Tūpari and we couldn't think of a better way to celebrate than to share one of our favourite harvest recipes with you! 

Harvest Grape Cake


  • 1 1/2 cups Self Raising Flour
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Soda
  • 3/4 cups of Soft Brown Sugar
  • 50g Butter (Soft) 
  • 4 tbsp Flaxbourne Olive Oil 
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 tbsp Lemon rind
  • 1 tspn Vanilla Essence
  • 1 1/2 cups of small grapes (harvest thinnings red, green or both) 
  • 3/4 cups of Tūpari Riesling or Pinot Gris


  • Preheat the oven to 200C
  • Oil and line baking tin 
  • Sift flour, salt and baking sode into a bowl 
  • In a seperate bowl, beat the sugar, butter and olive oil 
  • Beat eggs, lemon rind and vanilla into the sugar mixture 
  • Alternate folding the flour the mixture and the wine into the sugar mixture, mix until smooth after each addition 
  • Pour batter into tin 
  • Sprinkle graps over the top
  • Bake for 45mins at 200c until a skewer comes out clean 
  • Cool on a wire rack but it is best eaten warm from the oven! 

    Enjoy and share with your loved ones!

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