Magic cake

    1 hour 30 min

    A simple cake mixture splits into 3 distinct layers as it bakes in this magic cake that features creamy custard in the middle.

    3 people made this

    Serves: 8 

    • 4 eggs at room temperature, separated
    • 150g caster sugar
    • 120g butter, melted
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 100g plain flour
    • 475ml lukewarm milk
    • 2 tablespoons icing sugar, or to taste

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Extra time:30min cooling  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

    1. Preheat oven to 160 C / Gas 3. Grease an 20cm square baking dish.
    2. Beat egg whites in a large bowl with an electric mixer until stiff.
    3. Combine egg yolks and caster sugar in another large bowl; beat with an electric mixer until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add butter and vanilla extract; beat until smooth, about 2 minutes. Fold in flour. Beat in milk slowly. Fold egg whites gently into the mixture.
    4. Pour cake mixture into the prepared baking dish.
    5. Bake in the preheated oven until top is golden, 45 to 70 minutes. Let cool, about 30 minutes. Dust top with icing sugar.

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    Reviews in English (9)


    baked as directed. It was a big hit! Will defiantly make it again, and soon.  -  18 Apr 2018  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    This was delicious! A new family favorite. I followed the recipe and it turned out perfect.  -  01 Apr 2018  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    This is a very good cake and presents well for Valentine's Day. I made it as written. I decorated it as the picture showed with raspberries and mint. I had to bake mine the full 70 minutes.  -  24 Feb 2018  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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