Cereal milk cake (Strawberry Pops cake)

Cereal milk cake (Strawberry Pops cake)

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  • 10 to 12
  • Easy
  • 30 minutes, plus 1 hour's standing time
  • 35 minutes
  • Woolworths Weltevrede Vanilla Chardonnay 2017


  • For the sponge
  • 120 g flour
  • 2 t baking powder
  • 1 t bicarbonate of soda
  • ¼ t fine salt
  • 4 free-range eggs, separated
  • 200 g sugar
  • ¼ cup full-cream milk
  • For the cereal milk:
  • 1 cup Strawberry Pops
  • 1 cup Ideal Milk
  • For the whipped cream frosting:
  • 100 g cream cheese
  • 60 g icing sugar
  • 1 cup cream
  • 80 g raspberries

Cooking Instructions

To make the cereal milk, combine the cereal and Ideal Milk and allow to stand for 30 minutes. While it's standing, make the cake sponge.

To make the cake, preheat the oven to 180°C and line 2 x 15 cm cake tins. Sift the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt. Set aside.

Beat the egg yolks and sugar using an electric mixer until light and creamy. Add the milk and mix until well incorporated.

Whisk in the flour mixture until well combined.

Beat the egg whites until soft peaks form, then fold them into the batter in 3 stages.

Pour the batter into the prepared tin and bake for 35 minutes, or until the top of the cake is golden. Allow to cool in the tin to room temperature.

Strain the cereal milk mixture, reserve the flavoured milk and discard the cereal.

Poke holes into the cooled cakes with a skewer and pour the milk mixture over the cake. Allow the cake to stand for 30 minutes until all the liquid has been absorbed.

To make the icing, beat the cream cheese and sugar at a medium speed using an electric beater until smooth. Reduce the speed and slowly pour the cream down the side of the bowl. Scrape the bottom of the bowl occasionally to make sure that everything is combined.

When all the cream has been added, increase the speed to high and beat until stiff peaks form.

Place the raspberries in a bowl and crush using a fork. Strain through a sieve to remove most of the liquid and fold the raspberries into the cream. Ice the cake as desired.

Cook's note: Make as many cakes as you like to create a tower.

Abigail Donnelly Recipe by: Abigail Donnelly
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  • Thandi Davis
    October 22, 2018

    ? yummy ?