Bear in mind this dangerous boy? (Image: Getty/Metro.co.uk)
Bear in mind again in major faculty once you would tuck into that scrumptious sponge cake with icing and sprinkles on the highest.
Nicely, the cake from our childhood is making a comeback in 2020 and bloggers and Instagrammers have been sharing their recipes for it. It was even the third most Googled recipe of 2020 – according to a recent Google Trends report.
Maybe the rise in reputation for this nostalgic cake could possibly be right down to how straightforward it’s to make – it’s actually a easy sponge cake topped with plain icing and low cost sprinkles.
It’s additionally a crowd-pleasing dessert to make for teenagers – as they’re in all probability accustomed to the deal with from their faculty canteen.
It’s very easy to make (Image: Amy Reid/Baking with Granny)
Amy Reid, who runs the weblog Baking With Granny, has shared a recipe for college cake which incorporates simply seven components.
However, some of the necessary issues to recollect is to let the cake fully cool earlier than including the icing – in any other case it gained’t set and can run off your bake.
Under is the recipe from Baking with Granny’s weblog…
Easy methods to make faculty cake
- 280g margarine (at room temperature)
- 280g caster sugar
- 5 free-range eggs (at room temperature)
- 280g self-raising flour
- 300g icing sugar
- Few teaspoons of boiling water
- Sprinkles to brighten
1. Pre-heat your oven to 180°c (160°c for fan assisted oven or Gasoline Mark 4) and a 9×12 inch baking tin with greaseproof paper. Put aside.
2. In a big bowl, cream collectively the margarine and sugar till gentle and fluffy.
3. Add the eggs one at time, guaranteeing every is blended via earlier than including the following.
4. Sift within the flour and gently fold to create a batter.
5. Switch the batter to your pre-lined tin and bake in your pre-heated oven for 50-60 minutes till risen, golden and a skewer inserted comes out clear.
6. Go away to chill within the tin for a couple of minutes earlier than transferring to a wire rack to chill fully.
7. As soon as your cake has cooled fully, in a bowl, combine the icing sugar with just a few teaspoons of boiling water, including a bit water at time till you’ve a thick pouring consistency. Pour the icing onto your cake, utilizing a spoon to information it to the perimeters. End with some rainbow sprinkles.
Then, the one factor left to do is to take pleasure in!