DELICIOUS: Strawberry cake

This cake can be made with any flavour yoghurt and frosted with same flavoured essence.

Ingredients 

1x175ml strawberry yoghurt

3x175ml yoghurt cups full of self-raising flour

5ml baking powder

500ml castor sugar

250ml oil, 3 eggs

5ml strawberry essence

Method
Preheat oven to 180C. Spray and Cook on a large round loose bottom tin and line bottom with grease-proof paper. Beat eggs and sugar well. Add oil and blend in. Add essence and mix. Sift flour and baking powder into egg mixture. Add yoghurt and blend well. Pour into a well greased tin and bake for 20-30min at 180C or until skewer comes out clean.

Strawberry Icing

3 cups icing sugar, sifted

30g  butter

30ml strawberry essence

20-30ml hot milk

Method
Combine all ingredients together in a heat-proof dish over boiling water until icing is smooth and glossy. Add a little liquid if necessary. Decorate cake with icing.

Variation
Cut cake in half. Smear one half with icing and a layer of cream. Place other layer of cake on top and decorate with cream and icing.

Recipe by Shanaaz Parker  

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