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Strawberry marble ring cake

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2 stars based on 8 ratings

This adorable strawberry marble ring cake recipe is a perfect choice for any occasion from an afternoon tea to a charity bake sale. The pretty pink swirled marble effect looks great when sliced and the sweet strawberry icing really finished this cake off.

Key Information

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

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Ingredients

For the cake

  • 250g 8⅞ oz Butter (unsalted)
  • 250g 8⅞ oz Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
  • 5 5 Egg(s) (free range) beaten
  • 250g 8⅞ oz Self-raising white flour (we use Allinson)
  • 1½tsp 1½tsp Vanilla extract (we use Nielsen-Massey) Vanilla extract
  • 1tsp 1tsp Baking powder
  • 1tsp 1tsp Pink food colouring

For the decoration

  • 125g 4½ oz Fondant icing sugar (we use Silver Spoon)
  • 1tsp 1tsp Pink food colouring
  • 1tsp 1tsp Strawberry flavouring
  • Sprinkle decorations

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Pre heat the oven to 180°C (160°C fan, gas mark 4). Grease a 1kg ring mould with butter.

  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Place the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl and beat with a wooden spoon or electric mixer until light and fluffy.

    Ingredients for this step

  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Add the vanilla extract and mix briefly to blend with the other ingredients.

    Ingredients for this step

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Gradually beat in the eggs a little at a time until smooth, adding a little flour if the mixture curdles.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 5 5 Egg(s) (free range) beaten
  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Stir in the rest of the flour and baking powder until smooth.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 250g 8⅞ oz Self-raising white flour (we use Allinson)
    • 1tsp 1tsp Baking powder
  6. Classic mode Step 6

    Divide the mixture in half and add the pink food colouring to one bowl.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 1tsp 1tsp Pink food colouring
  7. Classic mode Step 7

    Place spoonfuls of both mixtures into the ring mould to give a marbled effect.

  8. Classic mode Step 8

    Bake in a preheated oven for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown and just firm to the touch. Allow to cool completely.

  9. Classic mode Step 9

    Make up the icing as directed on the packet until it forms a thick pouring consistency. Add the food colouring and strawberry flavouring and mix until incorporated.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 125g 4½ oz Fondant icing sugar (we use Silver Spoon)
    • 1tsp 1tsp Pink food colouring
    • 1tsp 1tsp Strawberry flavouring
  10. Classic mode Step 10

    Drizzle the icing over the cake and decorate with sprinkles to add the perfect finishing touch.

  11. Classic mode Step 11

    This cake will keep for 2-3 days in an air tight cake tin or can be frozen.