Great British BakeOff 2013: Tottenham Cake recipe

As you would expect, the Tottenham Cake is very popular in North London, and it is very much enjoyed by fans of a certain football club.

Tottenham cake great British bake off
However, if you would like to bake your own, give this receipt a try:

8 oz margarine or butter
8 oz sugar
10 oz SR flour
2 tsp baking powder
4 large eggs
4 tbs milk

Measure all the ingredients into a large bowl and beat until well mixed. Pour into the prepared tin and bake at 180 deg (fan 160 deg) or gas mark 4 for 35 – 40 minutes. Cool in the tin then turn out.

8 oz sifted icing sugar
Approx 3 tbs water
Pink food colouring

Mix together to give a runny consistency and spread over the cake.

That is it, happy baking.