Stained Glass Cake Recipe 

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Stained Glass Cake
Stained glass cake really has the wow-factor! Colourful shards and layers of super soft sponge make it a real treat and a super special surprise!
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Course Cake
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings
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Ingredients
Course Cake
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings
people
Ingredients
stained-glass-cake
Votes: 1
Rating: 5
You:
Rate this recipe!
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 170C, gas 3. Sift the flour and baking powder, then set aside. Beat the butter and sugar until creamy. Beat in the eggs, adding a little flour after each addition.
  2. Fold in the rest of the flour and the ground almonds. Add the zest and juice from 2 lemons and the milk, and mix until just combined. Divide between 2 x 17cm round cake tins, greased and lined, and bake for 60-70 mins, then allow to cool.
  3. Beat the butter and icing sugar until smooth, then add the cream and zest and juice from 1 lemon. Trim the risen tops of the sponges and cut in half to make 4 even layers. Put a sponge on a plate and spread with buttercream using a palette knife. Repeat with the remaining sponges, then cover the whole cake with the buttercream.
  4. Put the sweets in pans according to colour and add 1 part liquid glucose per 4 parts sweets. Melt over a low heat at first, then turn to high, stirring regularly. Next, pour onto sheets of oiled foil. When cool, break into shards and push into the buttercream.
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