Coffee cake

Yields8 Servings
Prep Time30 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time1 hr 5 mins

For the cake
› 180 g of margarine (at room temperature)
› 180 g of caster sugar
› 3 large eggs
› 180 g of self-raising flour, sieved
› 1 dstsp of coffee essence
For the icing
› 225 g of icing sugar, sieved
› 1 tsp of coffee essence
› 10 ml of low-fat milk

All-in-one cake method
1. Preheat the oven to 180°C / 350°F / Gas Mark 4
2. Place all the ingredients for the cake in a mixing bowl and beat
with a wooden spoon until well mixed (2–3 minutes)
3. Grease the tins and put a circle of greaseproof paper at the base of
each tin
4. Place half the mixture in each of the prepared tins
5. Bake in the preheated oven for 25–35 minutes
6. When cooked remove from the tins and allow to cool on a wire tray
To make icing
Place all the ingredients together in a mixing bowl and beat with a
wooden spoon until smooth
To finish cake
1. Sandwich the 2 cakes, with a little of the icing in the middle
2. Pipe the remaining icing on top of the cake




Coffee cake