How To Make A Malteser Cake

We show you how to make a Malteser cake. Superb!

INGREDIENTS:

150 g really soft butter
250 g golden caster sugar
4 medium eggs
150 g self-raising flour
50 g cocoa powder
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tbsp soured cream
100 g dark chocolate
200 g really soft butter
550 g icing sugar
1 tbsp cocoa powder
1 tbsp milk
4 x 135g packets of brown or white Maltesers

STEP 1: MAKE THE SPONGE
Beat together the butter and golden caster sugar until light and fluffy. Then add the eggs one at a time and mixing into the butter and sugar in between. Next sieve over the self-raising flour, cocoa powder and baking powder and mix again. Then add the vanilla extract and soured cream and mix well.

STEP 2: BAKE
Line two sandwich cake tins with baking parchment. The divide the mixture between them. Bake at 180°C for 25-30 minutes. Then leave to cool.

STEP 3: MAKE THE ICING
Beat together the butter and sieved icing sugar until smooth. Then add the cocoa powder and melted dark chocolate and beat until smooth. Next add the milk and mix again.

STEP 4: DECORATE
Sandwich the two cake layers together with the icing. Then cover the cake in the icing and decorate with Maltesers.