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super fluffy sponge cake

By adam.haighton (GoodFood Community)
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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 6
A light, fluffy sponge cake. You may find it to be slightly flat.
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Ingredients

Cake

  • 150g self-raising flour
  • 120g caster sugar
  • 100g margarine
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp milk

Icing

  • 150g self-raising flour
  • 120g caster sugar
  • 100g margarine
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • icing sugar
  • water
  • food colouring (optional)

Method

  • STEP 1
    Preheat an oven to 190C
  • STEP 2
    In a bowl add all cake ingredients
  • STEP 3
    Mix until it is a smooth, creamy batter
  • STEP 4
    Pour into a cake tin and spread right to the edges. Flatten the top.
  • STEP 5
    Now make up the icing. Add icing sugar to a bowl. Pour in 1 teaspoon of water until it is slightly runny and there are now lumps. Ad food colouring for a burst of colour
  • STEP 6
    Take the cake out of the oven. Wait until it is completely cool and then coat the top in icing. Add toppings if desired.

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