Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Chocolate smartie cake

200g self-raising flour
2tsp baking powder
50g cocoa,plus 2tbsp for the icing
4 large eggs
300g butter,softened
225g light soft brown sugar
4tbsp milk
300g icing sugar
2tsp golden syrup
smarties,to decorate


preheat oven to 180c,160c fan,gas4.Line a 33x23cm shallow tin with baking paper.Sift the flour,baking powder and 50g cocoa into a large bowl.Add the eggs,225g butter,the brown sugar and 2tbsp milk and beat until evenly mixed and creamy.Put into the tin and level the top.Bake for 35-40 mins or until top springs back when lightly pressed.Leave to cool on a wire rack.Sift the icing sugar and 2tbsp cocoa into a bowl.Put the rest of the butter in a small pan with the golden syrup and 2tbsp milk and heat gently until melted-don't boil.Add to the icing sugar and stir until smooth,spread on top of cake and decorate with smarties.

1 comment:

  1. The cake looks delicious. So delicious that it's distracted me from doing what I came here to do.!

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