Fabulous Strawberry Frosted Cake

A simple but delicious cake for all occasions.

The Ingredients:

Cake:
175g Caster Sugar
175g NEILL’S® Self Raising Flour
175g Butter
3 Eggs
2tsp Strawberry Flavouring
A tiny drop of Red Food Colouring

Frosting:
450g of Icing Sugar
110g of Butter
1tsp Salt
3tbsp Milk
2tsp Strawberry Flavouring
A tiny drop of Red Food Colouring

The How-To:
Preheat oven to 180c
Cream the butter and sugar together until light and creamy.
Add the eggs to the mix one by one ensuring each is combined before adding the next.
Stir in the flour.
Stir in the strawberry flavouring and add a tiny drop of red food colouring to make the mixture slightly pink.
Pour into a cake tin lightly greased and lined with baking paper.
Bake for 45 mins or until when a skewer entered comes out clean.

Now to make the frosting
Cream the softened butter in a bowl for aprox 5 mins until light and creamy.
In a separate dish mix the salt and the strawberry flavouring together and mix into the creamed butter.
Turn your electric whisk onto the lowest setting and slowly add the icing sugar.
Making sure each addition is fully combined before adding the next. Continue until all the sugar is added.
Now combine the 3tbsp of Milk a tsp at a time.
Finally whip the frosting for aprox 2 mins on high speed until light and fluffy.
Now stir in a tiny drop of red food colouring, just enough to make the frosting a light pink.

Wait until your cake is fully cooled before frosting.

You’re Done!

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