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Mango cake with two slices removed to reveal mango inside the cake and a bowl of buttercream to the side. Tried & Tested

Mango cake

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1.818 stars based on 11 ratings

This is a lovely moist cake with the addition of dried mango pieces. Try other flavours too, such as cranberries and orange zest or apricots and almond extract.

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:12
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

For the cake

  • 225g 8 oz Butter (unsalted)
  • 225g 8 oz Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
  • 4 4 Egg(s) (free range) beaten
  • 250g 8⅞ oz Self-raising white flour (we use Allinson) Self-raising white flour
  • 125g 4½ oz Mango (dried) finely chopped
  • 1 1 Lime zest only

For the icing

  • 500g 17⅝ oz Icing sugar (we use Silver Spoon) Icing sugar
  • 250g 8⅞ oz Butter (unsalted)

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Place the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl and beat until light and creamy. Gradually beat in the eggs, adding a little flour if the mixture begins to curdle.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 225g 8 oz Butter (unsalted)
    • 225g 8 oz Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
    • 4 4 Egg(s) (free range) beaten
  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Fold in the flour, chopped mango and lime zest .

    Ingredients for this step

    • 250g 8⅞ oz Self-raising white flour (we use Allinson) Self-raising white flour
    • 125g 4½ oz Mango (dried) finely chopped
    • Lime zest
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Remove the paddle from the baking machine pan and line the base with a little baking parchment.

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Spoon the cake mixture into the baking container and place in the bread machine.

  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Set the bread machine to Bake Mode and the timer for 65 minutes. The cake should be risen, golden brown and firm to the touch.

  6. Classic mode Step 6

    Leave to cool for 5 minutes in the tin then turn out and leave to cool.

  7. Classic mode Step 7

    For the buttercream, put the butter and icing sugar in a bowl and whip until it becomes light and fluffy. Cover the top of the cake with the buttercream and serve.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 500g 17⅝ oz Icing sugar (we use Silver Spoon) Icing sugar
    • 250g 8⅞ oz Butter (unsalted)