• Prep Time 20 minutes
  • Cook Time 30 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Normal

Recipe Description

This recipe was first published in Flavours magazine.

Recipe Ingredient

  • 250 g margarine
  • 600 g sugar
  • 200 ml water
  • 9 eggs
  • 200 g all purpose flour (sifted)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 tsp baking soda (sifted)
  • 100g condensed milk


  1. Line an 8-inch square pan with grease-proof paper and grease with margarine. Preheat oven to 170°C.
  2. Melt the margarine in a pan, then set aside to cool.
  3. Caramelize the sugar in a pan over medium heat, then very carefully mix the water in, stirring until sugar has melted completely. Set aside to cool slightly.
  4. Break eggs into a mixing bowl and whisk till foamy. Pour in the cooled sugar mixture, whisking continuously until foam doubles.
  5. Slowly whisk flour in, in three batches. Pour in the melted margarine, whisking till combined, then whisk in the salt and baking soda and finally, the condensed milk.
  6. Pour the batter into the cake tin and bake for about 1 hour or until a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack before serving.

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