Ingredients you will need
- Flour (soft) 200g
- baking powder 1 level tsp
- salt (optional) pinch
- Margarine 125g
- Caster sugar 125g
- Eggs 2-3
Step 1- Cream the margarine and sugar in a bowl until soft and fluffy.
Step 2- Slowly add the well-beaten eggs, mixing continuously and beating really well between each addition.
Step 3- Lightly mix in the sieved flour, baking powder and salt (if using).
How to make the Buttercream icing
- 225 g/8 oz butter, softened
- 1 tbsp cream or milk
- 350 g/12 oz icing sugar
Step 2-Gradually sift in the icing sugar and beat until smooth.
Step 3- Once smooth add in a couple drops of chosen food colouring and mix until it is the colour you want it to be.