5. Mango Cake

Vegan recipes are perfect if you want to avoid eggs while baking. By definition, vegan cakes are all egg-free cakes! Try this tasty teatime treat to tickle your tastebuds …

Ingredients:

12 oz (340g) self raising flour

1 heaped dssp soya flour

1 heaped dssp corn flour

2 1/2 tsp baking powder

6 oz (170g) margarine

1 cupful of caster sugar

6 dssp of mango puree

12 fl oz (340ml) soya milk

Mango Icing

2 oz (55g) margarine

4 dssp mango puree

1 tsp vanilla essence

6 oz (170g) icing/caster sugar

1 oz (30g) cornflour, sieved

Directions:

First make the cake: preheat the oven to 175C/350F/Gas Mark 4.

Sift the flour, soya flour, corn flour and baking powder, and mix together.

Blend the margarine, caster sugar and mango puree together and add the dry mix. Pour in the soya milk and blend together thoroughly. The mixture should be quite thick.

Grease two cake tins and pour in the cake mixture. Bake for approximately 30 minutes or until a cocktail stick comes out clean. Leave until completely cold.

Mango Icing:

Put all ingredients into a saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring frequently.

Boil rapidly for 1 minute exactly.

Place saucepan in cold water and beat until cold.

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