This old school cake will make a yummy family treat, whilst bringing back lots of memories. It requires only a few basic ingredients to whip up. Why not give it a try and enjoy it sat out in the sunshine with your family. 


  • 350g Butter (room temperature)
  • 350g Caster Sugar
  • 350g Self Raising Flour
  • 5 Large Eggs
  • 100ml Milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 400 g Icing Sugar
  • 8 tbsp Milk
  • 50g Sprinkles


  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C / 325 degrees F or Gas Mark 3.
  2. Line a square tin with grease proof paper. Set aside.
  3. Cream the butter and sugar together until smooth. Add the eggs one by one and mix well.
  4. Add in the flour and stir.
  5. Pour the mixture into the tray and bake for around 25-30 minutes.
  6. Once the cake has fully cooled down, make the icing by adding the milk into the icing sugar. pour it into the middle of the cake and spread carefully. Then add the sprinkles!