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Recipe for allergy sufferers:

Plain Seven Inch Cake or Twelve Small Cakes

Cakes and Cookies for Children on Restricted DietsThis recipe comes from Susan Swann who has written the book Cakes and Cookies for Children on Restricted Diets which came about because of her youngest daughter's multiple food allergies and food intolerance.

The book is full of recipes which are dairy free, gluten free, wheat free, corn free, egg free, sugar free, reduced sugar, yeast free or soya free. For example, this particular recipe is dairy free, gluten free, wheat free, corn free, egg free and yeast free.

If you would like to read more <click here> or visit Susan's web site www.allergybaking.co.uk

This recipe is dairy free, wheat free, gluten free and egg free.

Ingredients

50 g (2 oz) soya margarine
1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
3 tbsps soya milk
1 tbsp golden syrup
25 g (1 oz) soya flour
50 g (2 oz) potato flour
50 g (2 oz) rice flour
1 tps vanilla essence

Method

  • Pre-heat the oven to 180°C / 350°F / Gas 4
  • Prepare an 18 cm (7") cake tin or 12 small cakes tin.
  • Dissolve the bicarbonate of soda in the milk and leave to one side for now.
  • Sift the flours together.
  • Cream the soya margarine and the sugar together until creamy and paler in colour
  • Add the milk mixture and the golden syrup and beat vigorously. It will curdle.
  • Add the flours and beat well.
  • Put the cake mixture into the prepared cake tin or divide into 12 cake cases.
  • Bake for 20 - 25 minutes until golden brown and firm to touch. If making small cakes, reduce the cooking time to 10 - 12 minutes.
  • Leave in the tin for 10 minutes and then transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.
  • Decorate using water icing or butter icing.

You can add raisins or add grated lemon rind to give them some flavour, or glace cherries if allowed them.

Susan Swann
www.allergybaking.co.uk

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