Saturday, 5 July 2014

LEMON SOLO SLAB CAKE with lemon coconut icing

preheat oven to 180 c
line a swiss roll tray with baking paper

1 cup solo (or any lemon flavoured soft drink)
1/2 cup canola oil
113 gm butter
2 lemons zested (save juice for icing)
2 cups sugar
2 cups plain flour
1/2 tsp. salt
2 eggs
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon bicarb soda
1 teaspoon vanilla

In a small saucepan, combine solo, oil and butter, . Bring to a boil, over medium heat, stirring constantly.

In a large bowl, mix together sugar, flour, zest and salt. Add mixture from saucepan and with an electic mixer, beat well. Add eggs, milk, soda, and vanilla and beat well. Pour into  swiss roll pan.

bake for 20-25 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.


500grams icing sugar
1 tablespoon butter
lemon juice from 1 lemon
enough milk to make spreadable consistency.

mix together and spread over cake.
sprinkle with coconut if desired.

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