Create an impression with this colourful cake covered in SMARTIES. And what makes it even more impressive…it is easier than it looks!
Prep time 25 min
Cook time 55 min
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Preheat oven to 180C/160C fan forced. Grease and line base and sides of 20cm round cake pan.
Using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until pale and creamy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Sift the flours and cocoa powder into the butter mixture. Add the milk and beat on low speed until combined, then on medium speed for 2 minutes.
Spoon mixture into prepared pan and smooth the surface. Bake for 55 minutes or until a skewer insertedinto the centres comes out clean. Cool cake in pan for 10 minutes before turning out on wire rack to cool completely.
HOW DO YOU KNOW WHEN A CAKE IS COOKED?
If you can’t determine when your cake is done, don’t worry you are not alone! Luckily, there are 3 super easy tell-tale signs to know that your cake is baked to perfection.
Make Chocolate frosting: Using an electric beater, beat butter until white as possible. Beat in icing sugar, cocoa powder and milk until combined.
Cut the cake in half to make 2 half-moon shapes (see Tip). Spread a thin layer of frosting on the base of one of the half-moon shapes. Sandwich with the remaining half-moon. Spread frosting all over cake in a thin layer. Using picture as a guide, decorate cake using SMARTIES. Serve.
If cake top has peaked a little, trim the top to slightly level.
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