Golden Syrup and Walnut Sandwich Cake


A food processor cake that you can freeze. Ideal “fete bake” to prepare early and contribute to your local fete stalls!


4 oz (100g) self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder
4 oz (100g) soft margarine 4 oz (100g) caster sugar
2 eggs, beaten 2 tbsp golden syrup
2 tbsp cocoa powder 2 tbsp warm water


  1. Grease and line 2 x 7” (18cm) sandwich tins.
  2. Put flour and baking powder into the bowl and pulse to mix.
  3. Mix the golden syrup, cocoa powder and warm water to a paste and add to the bowl.
  4. Add all the remaining ingredients and process until smooth and glossy.
  5. Spread into the prepared tins and bake for 30mins at
  6. 190°/375°/Gas Mark 5.
  7. When cooked, cool for 10 mins and then turned out onto a wire rack.
  8. If you wish to freeze this cake, at this stage stand the layers on top of
    each other with greaseproof paper separating them.
  9. Do not fill them until at this stage.

For fillings see section on Butter Icings Page.


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