Recipe by Wendys Kitchen

Very easy and delicious cake for bithdays. From Vogue Entertaining.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 180° celcius.
  2. Grease 20cm fluted ring/ or round cake tin. Dust with flour.
  3. Beat butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  4. Add eggs one at a time.
  5. Mix until creamy.
  6. Mix in flour alternating with milk and vanilla essence slowly, mixing after each addition.
  7. Divide mixture into three.
  8. Mix cocoa powder into one third.
  9. Red food colouring into another third.
  10. Place alternating spoonfuls of the three mixtures into cake tin.
  11. Level surface and bake for 40 -50 minutes until cake springs back when lightly touched.
  12. Slightly cool cake and when still warm pour icing over.
  13. To make the icing:.
  14. Heat water with caster sugar until dissolved. Place icing sugar and syrup into a bowl and beat until smooth.

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