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This is one of the easiest and most delicious cake recipes you can make. It is an all-in-one recipe which will definitely be a crowd pleaser. This one is filled with vanilla buttercream and strawberry jam.
225g soft spread
225g caster sugar
225g SR flour
4 large eggs
1tsp baking powder
50g soft spread
175g icing sugar, sieved
1tsp vanilla extract
1 tbsp semi-skimmed milk
2-3 tbsp Strawberry jam
Caster sugar, to sprinkle
1.Preheat the oven to 180°C/Gas mark 4. Grease and line 2 8in loose bottom sandwich round tins.
2.Mix all the cake ingredients in a large mixing bowl using an electric hand whisk until smooth and well combined.
3.Separate the mixture between the 2 cake tins.
4.Bake in the preheated oven on the middle shelf for 25-30 minutes or until well risen and a skewer comes out clean.
5.Leave to cool on a wire rack.
6.Measure the soft spread, icing sugar, milk and vanilla into a mixing bowl and mix until smooth and creamy. Set aside.
7.Once the cake is cool, place onto a cake board and spread with the buttercream. Then smooth a few tablespoons of jam onto the other cake and smooth over with a knife.
8.Sandwich the other cake on top and sprinkle with caster sugar.