- March 2015
- Makes 12
- Hands-on time 25 min, oven time 25-30min, plus cooling and at least 6 hours freezing
Our pop cakes recipe is inspired by Enid Blyton‘s The Faraway Tree – the sweet treats, also called pop biscuits, are eaten by the children who climb the giant enchanted tree.
For more literary inspiration, take a look at this Bruce Bogtrotter chocolate cake.
- 17.2g (9.7g saturated)
- 60.4g (34.5g sugars)
You can vary the filling – try jam, golden syrup or Nutella, and make the icing with water instead of lemon juice.
The biscuit-like cakes are best eaten on the day they’re cooked, but you can freeze the unbaked cakes in step 3, wrapped in cling film, for up to a month. Cook from frozen, adding an extra 5 minutes to the cooking time.
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