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Mushroom Cakes

Ingredients for Mushroom Cakes:
  • 8 oz. (250g.) butter
  • 8 oz. (250g.) castor sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 6 oz. (185g.) flour + 6 oz. (185g.) custard powder + 3 level tsp. baking powder - (sifted together)
  • jam (for filling)
  1. Beat butter and sugar till creamy and light.
  2. Add eggs one at a time, to mixture, beating well after each addition.
  3. Fold in flour gradually, mixing well into a smooth mixture.
  4. Half  fill lightly greased bun tins with mixture. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F for 15-20 mins. till well risen.
  5. Allow to cool before cutting out centres 2/3 way down.
  6. Fill centres with jam, then place cut-out sections on top so that cakes resemble upside-down mushrooms. Serve.
Source: Easy Mushroom Cakes