St Patrick’s Day Shamrock Cake


This is a fantastic cake covered in delicious frosting. Once cut it reveals its moist shamrock green interior!

The Ingredients:
The Ingredients:
175g Caster Sugar
175g NEILL’SĀ®Self Raising Flour
175g Butter
3 Eggs
2tsp Vanilla Extract/Essence
Green Food Colouring
225g Icing Sugar
55g Butter
0.5tsp Salt
1tbsp Milk
1tsp Vanilla Extract/Essence

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 Vanilla.

Add green food colouring, about 4tbsp is ideal but add as much as you want.
Pour into a cake tin lightly greased and lined with baking paper.
Bake for 35 mins or until when a skewer entered comes out clean.
While the cake is cooling we will make the frosting,
Cream the butter in a bowl using an electric whisk
Slowly stir in the icing sugar and vanilla and salt
Add 1tbsp Milk
Stir until smooth
When cake is completely cooled spread frosting on top and the sides
Decorate with themed st patricks day decorations or create your own out of sugarpaste.

You’re Done


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