Polo cake

    45 min

    This fresh minty shaped bake will excite and freshen your mouth on a hot summer day, just like a POLO® mint!

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    Makes: 1 cake

    • 100g caster sugar
    • 100g unsalted butter or margarine
    • 2 eggs
    • 2 teaspoons peppermint extract
    • 100g self raising flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • For the buttercream
    • 100g icing sugar
    • 50g softened butter
    • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract

    Prep:25min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Pre heat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease and flour a cake tin.
    2. Cream the butter with the caster sugar. Beat together your eggs and pour the eggs into your butter mixture and beat well. Stir in the peppermint extract, then fold in the flour. Tip into the prepared tin.
    3. Bake cake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden and firm to the touch.
    4. For the icing, cream butter and gradually add the icing sugar whilst mixing. Stir in the peppermint extract.
    5. Once the cake is cool, cut out the middle of your baked sponge to create a POLO® shape. Then smother the cake with your buttercream.

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    I think the review above me is certainly an understatement. It is minty and fresh and all my family enjoyed it. Yay!!  -  11 May 2014


    Its good  -  02 Oct 2013

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