Slab cake

Slab cake


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About this recipe: Large slab cake. Can be decorated for birthday cakes, etc. Stays nice and moist for quite a while in an airtight container.

MandyGwyneth FALKLAND ISLANDS (MALVINAS), Falkland Islands (malvinas)

Serves: 20 

  • 350g caster sugar
  • 350g soft margarine
  • 2 eggs
  • 275ml milk
  • 450g self-raising flour

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr10min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Line a large square or oblong roasting tin.
  2. Use electric mixer to cream sugar and margarine until light and fluffy.
  3. Add eggs one at a time and whisk for 2 minutes.
  4. Add milk but DO NOT MIX until you have added the flour.
  5. Mix slowly at first and then increase speed until all combined. Whisk for 3 minutes more. Pour into the prepared tin.
  6. Bake until a skewer inserted near the centre comes out clean, about 30 minutes.

Serving suggestion

Cut in half and sandwich together with butter icing.

Other ideas

You can add 3 tablespoons cocoa with the flour to make chocolate cake.

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Reviews (3)


turned the oven down as the top browned well before it was cooked, nice even bake but not a great taste. - 15 Feb 2012


This is a great recipe! I have made it many times - 07 Jul 2014


- 31 Jan 2011

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