This cake is very rich be so delicious. It was a little difficult to get out of the cake tin so make sure you grease the tin well. This cake is almost like a pudding due to how crumbly and soft it is. This will pretty much melt in your mouth!
1 Tbsp golden syrup
1 cup milk
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup white sugar
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
(icing ingredients near the end of post)
Warm syrup and milk in a saucepan. When syrup has melted, remove from heat and stir in baking soda.
In a large bowl, cream sugar and butter. Add vanilla and egg and beat well. Stir in flour, baking powder and the milk mixture until combined.
Pour the mixture into a greased 20cm cake tin. Bake at 180C for around 45 minutes.
Let cake cool on a wire rack before applying the icing.
4 Tbsp brown sugar
1 tbsp milk
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
Add brown sugar, butter, milk an vanilla essence to a saucepan and bring to the boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Take off heat and add icing sugar until the mixture is at a spreadable consistency.
Recipe adapted from: www.chelsea.co.nz
Serves around 10 people.