Slab cake

    1 hour 10 min

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

    FALKLAND ISLANDS (MALVINAS), Falkland Islands (malvinas)
    247 people made this

    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 in English (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