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Thursday, 18 August 2016

Butterscotch Cake

August's bake now and it comes in the form of two things I utterly love in this world.... Cake. And butterscotch. So this cake is literally heaven, a dream, a masterpiece to me!


My friend and I actually made this together and the recipe originally was to make cupcakes but we thought we would make just one huge cake instead.

The recipe was from an Marks and Spencer's book, Easy Cupcake.

So here is 'Butterscotch Cake'...

The recipe is from Marks and Spencer's Easy Cupcake book, no copyright infringement intended.
 
What you will need:
 
175g/6oz plain white flour
1 tbsp baking powder
175g/6oz unsalted butter, softened
175g/6oz muscovado sugar
3 eggs, beaten
1tsp vanilla extract
 
2tbsp golden syrup
25g/1oz unsalted butter
2tbsp muscovado sugar.
 
We used golden syrup, butterscotch sauce, icing sugar and white chocolate hearts for the toppings.
 
What to do now:
 
1. Preheat oven at 190C/375F/Gas Mark 5.
Place 28 paper cases into bun tins or put 28 double-layer paper cases onto baking trays
If you are making one big cake, like we did, then grease and line a round tin.
 
2. Sift the flour and baking powder in a large bowl and add the butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla extract. Beat well until the mixture is smooth.
 
3. Divide the mixture into the 28 cases or pour into the big tin.
Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until they have risen, firmed and golden brown in colour. Transfer cupcakes to a wire rack and cool.
 
4. For the recipe's topping, place the golden syrup, butter and sugar into a small pan and heat gently, stirring, until the sugar has dissolved. Bring to the boil and cook, stirring, for a out one minute. Drizzle over the cupcakes and leave to set and then enjoy! 
 
 
And the masterpiece...
 


 
 
Ok, ok, ok so I know this isn't the prettiest of cakes (it definitely looks homemade) but oh my gosh, the taste is so worth it.
I love this cake so much. I have had this recipe book for years now and I have always wanted to make but never have because I am useless at remembering all of the delicious treats I want to make!
The cake is so soft and just oozes in butterscotch flavour. How we decorated it was by drizzling some golden syrup and butterscotch sauce on, a dusting on icing sugar and some white chocolate hearts.
 
This is definitely my kind of treat for sure so if you love butterscotch as much as me, then this is one for you!
Until next time
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All photographs are my own!

22 comments:

  1. Okay I'm sort of drooling, this sounds (and looks) absolutely delicious! x

    Jordan || Darling Jordan

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    1. It is soooooo tasty, everyone has gotta make it! x

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  2. I have bookmarked this page because I need to make this!! Maybe I will have a baking day tomorrow!

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    1. You really do, it is so easy to make and it tastes soooooooooo good! Perfect as a little treat! x

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  3. Oh my goodness! this looks amazing! I will be baking this for sure!! x

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    1. It is so simple to make, I love it! One of my favourite cakes to bake now! x

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  4. Oh my! *heart eyes emoji* This looks lovely tbh, I like that you both made a big cupcake instead of one. I just LOVE butterscotch.

    Jordanne || Thelifeofaglasgowgirl.co.uk

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    1. Yeah man, why would you do cupcakes when you can have a door stop sized slice of it haha! And butterscotch is my favourite, I love it so much! x

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  5. I adore butterscotch so I think this one is for me haha. Will definitely be screenshotting this recipe! Steph x

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    1. It is my favourite thing ever! I feel it is very under appreciated, I love it me! x

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    1. It is amazing, one of my favourite bakes so far in this series! x

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  7. This looks amazing! Got to try it for my stepdads birthday. I love cake soooo much! Jessica Ann xxx www.whosthatjessann.wordpress.com

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    1. Do it! Let me know if you do, would love to see it! And me too, can't have enough cake! x

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  8. This looks lovely!! Bet it tasted it too !! X x x

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  9. Oh wow, I'll have to veganise it but it looks so yummy!

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  10. Love the look off this cake would love to eat it right now haha Pixie xx www.pixieox.co

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  11. This looks so delicious! xx

    www.wildfirecharm.com

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