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Maple Syrup Cake

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Cooking time

Prep: 25 minutes Cook: 40 minutes cooling 15 mins

Skill level

More effort


Serves 15

Although maple syrup is sweet this cake is not just sweet it has other flavours. If you want you can use golden syrup rather than maple syrup but most people like maple syrup cake better

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  • 250g Butter, softened
  • 140g Brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 300g Self-raising flour
  • 125ml Maple syrup

For the Filling

  • 300ml double cream
  • 2 tblspn Maple syrup


  1. Preheat oven to 170c Then Grease two 20cm cake tin and line with greaseproof paper.

  2. Beat the butter and sugar together Then add the eggs. one at a time.Mixing together after each addition. Fold in theflour and maple syrup until the mixture is smooth.

  3. Gently tip half of the mixture into one tin and the other half in another tin. Place into the oven.

  4. Bake for about 40 mins or until a skewer inserted comes out clean. If it comes out clean.

  5. When out of oven puton a cooling rack to cool. It is very important to wait till it has cooled properly. For the filling, whip the double cream until peaks are formed. Gently stir in the maple syrup.

  6. On one of the cakes spread some of the mixture overthe top of it. Place the cakes on top of each other. If you have extra, spread over the top or pipe over.

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