Recipe for smarties cake

My smarties cake is always a winner in the Cartwright household. With a quick and easy recipe and cake decorating the kids can enjoy.

You will need:
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 200g Self raising flour
  • 200g Margarine
  • 200g sugar
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 25g cocoa powder
  • 2tbsp of cherry jam
  • 2 tbsp of chocolate spread
  • 1 tube of smarties

  1. Preheat oven to gas mark 4 or 180c
  2. Grease and line two 8” sandwich tins
  3. Cream the margarine and sugar until light and fluffy
  4. Beat the eggs and add a little at a time beating well with each addition
  5. Stir in the vanilla essence
  6. Sieve the flour and cocoa powder and fold gently into the mixture.
  7. Divide between the two tins and bake for 25mins until the cake springs back to the touch
  8. Allow to cool and remove from the tins
  9. Sandwich together with cherry jam
  10. Spread chocolate spread on top of the cake and stick the smarties on.
Recipe for smarties cake

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