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Friday, 5 April 2013

"Pontefract cakes" cake



"Pontefract cakes" cake
Ingredients:

Cake:
200g self raising flour
185g sugar
100g margarine
5g bicarbonate of soda
100ml water
75g pontefract cakes
2 medium eggs
100ml milk

Icing filling:
100g icing sugar
50g margarine
1 tsp vanilla essence
30g chopped liquorice
1-2 tbsp warm water


Method:
The mix ready to go in the cake tins
  1. Heat the oven to 180C or Gas Mark 4.
  2. Grease 2 cake tins.
  3. Melt the Pontefract cakes, water and margarine together on a gentle heat.
  4. Mix sugar, flour and bicarbonate of soda together in a bowl.
  5. Beat the eggs.
  6. When the Pontefract cakes have melted add the milk and stir well.
  7. Mix the liquid ingredients (eggs & Pontefract cake mix) together with the dry ingredients until well mixed together.
  8. Divide the mixture equally between the two cake tins.
  9. Cook for approximately 35 minutes and remove from the oven.
  10. Allow to cool in tins for 5 minutes.
  11. Remove from tin and place of wire cooling rack for 15-20 minutes before icing.
  12. Place the icing sugar, margarine, chopped liqourice and vanilla essence together in a bowl and slowly add the water one tablespoon at a time until the icing is a spreadable thickness.
  13. Spread on top of one of the cakes and then place the other on top.

Now enjoy with a lovely cuppa tea!

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