Happy New Year Cake Snobs! Here's the first post of my Christmas catch - up, and its a goodie! I was asked to make a birthday cake for my boyf's sister. This was a challenge as it had to be dairy free, and she doesn't really like cake, only the buttercream frosting! However, one thing she does like is custard, so I made her a light victoria sponge, with a ribbon of custard running through it, with mini cupcakes and custard buttercream on top!
This cake went in about 24 hours flat, the dairy free buttercream was thick and addictive, and the cake was fluffy and moist thanks to the custard filling. The birthday girl loved it and I hope you will too!
I adapted a recipe from the BBC Good Food website and substituted in margarine to make it dairy free, as well as making my own custard icing and using soya custard in the cake.