48 servings

Everyone's favourite tea time treat!

By Food24 December 14 2020
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Ingredients (12)

125.00 g margarine
250.00 ml white sugar
2.00 eggs
salt — pinch
65.00 ml milk
315.00 ml flour — self-raising
500.00 g icing sugar
salt — pinch
90.00 ml cocoa powder
30.00 ml margarine — soft
water — boiled
desiccated coconut
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Beat margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat until mixture is light and creamy. Add salt. Add milk and flour, stirring until mixed.
Spoon mixture into a buttered and floured 23 cm square cake pan and bake in a preheated 190 ºC oven for 35 minutes.
Turn out onto a wire rack and set aside for 24 hours.
ICING: Mix icing sugar, salt, cocoa and margarine in a bowl. Pour in enough boiling water to make a runny icing.
Place cake on a board and cut into 7 strips about 3 cm wide. Cut each strip across into squares.
Place coconut in a dish. Dip cake pieces in icing, then toss in coconut.
Place on a plate to serve.

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