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Christmas Ring Cake

Ingredients
For cake
  Soft margarine 4 Ounce (tub type)
  Castor sugar 4 Ounce
  Honey 2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Self raising flour 5 Ounce
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 3 Tablespoon
For icing
  Sugar 6 Ounce
  Egg white 1
  Water 3 Tablespoon
  Vanilla essence 4 Drop
  Holly sprig 1 (for garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350F.
2) Grease an 8-inch ring mould.

MAKING
3) In a warm bowl, add in pieces of margarine.
4) Next, add in sugar, honey, eggs, flour, baking powder and milk. Beat well for a minute to get a smooth mixture.
5) Transfer the mixture into the ring mould.
6) Bake for about 35 minutes.
7) Unmould onto a wire rack and let the cake cool down.
8) For the icing, mix sugar, egg white, water and vanilla essence in a heatproof bowl. Place the bowl over a pan of boiling water. Beat till it becomes light and fluffy. The icing must fall off like a ribbon from the beater.
9) Drizzle the icing over the cake and swirl it using a palette knife. Let the icing set.
10) To freeze the cake at this stage, keep in the freezer till it firms up. Pack it in a rigid container. Freeze.
11) To thaw the cake, set at roo temperature for 4 hours.

SERVING
12) Place the candle in the centre of the cake. Garnish with the holly sprig.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Party
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes

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