In this video I will be showing you how to bake a sponge cake for a Nigerian Wrapper Cake, my friend Busi Christian-Iwuagwu from Cakes and Sugar Craft Supplies , baked and decorated to make this beautiful Nigerian George Lace Wrapper Cake.
I believe that a great looking cake should taste just as good and great care should be taken to make sure the foundation of a beautiful design tastes amazing. This Nigerian George Lace Wrapper Cake not only looks beautiful but it tastes amazing.
- 700 grams margarine or butter
- 700 grams caster sugar
- 700 grams of eggs (weighed in their shells)
- 700 grams self raising flour
- 3-4 teaspoons vanilla extract
- Preheat oven to 175 Celsius
- Butter and line your cake 9 inch by 12 inch cake tin with high sides.
- Cream the butter and sugar together until nice and creamy
- Add your eggs one at a time and mix well between each egg added
- Add the vanilla extract and mix
- Finally add the flour and mix until smooth
- Spoon the mixture into the prepared cake tin and level it off with a spatula or a knife
- Bake in the oven for 1 hour – 1 hour 15 minutes. Check with a toothpick and if if it comes out clean it is ready
- Remove from the oven and leave it in the cake tin for about fifteen (15) minutes and then remove the cake from the tin and put it on a cooling rack. Peel off the baking paper and let the cake cook completely.
- Slice the cake in half and then fill it with buttercream icing and jam or any other filling of your choice.
- To decorate the cake into the Nigerian George Lace Wrapper Cake head over to Busi Christian-Iwuagwu’s video tutorial and you too can learn how to turn this beautiful cake into this beautiful design.