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Butterscotch Cake

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Serves 8

A very Yummy butterscotch flavour cake.

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  • 100g butter
  • 100g soft brown sugar
  • 2 eggs – separated
  • 1 tbsp golden syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 75 mls milk
  • 100g plain flour
  • 50g cornflour
  • 2 level tsp baking powder
  • ½ level tsp cinnamon


    1. Grease and line two 7inch sandwich tins.
    2. Cream butter and sugar together, add egg yolks, syrup, vanilla and milk and beat well
    3. Sieve dry ingredients together and stir into creamed mixture.
    4. Whisk egg whites until stiff and fold in.
    5. Turn into prepared tins and bake at 190 C (gas 5) For 20-25 mins.
    6. When cool sandwich together with butter icing and sprinkle icing sugar on top.

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Connie John-baptiste's picture
Connie John-baptiste
7th Mar, 2018
I made a small 7 inch it was perfect. Please can you advise me on how to make a 8 inch and 12inch. Thank you
14th Oct, 2011
Super easy to make and a very light and fluffy sponge. I made 12 cupcakes from this recipes, filled them with a butterscotch filling a and topped with a vanilla frosting. VERY scrummy!! Thank you.
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