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Time
1h00
Serves
8

French toast sponge cake iced with maple syrup frosting and topped with candied vegetarian bacon
My Dad is Canadian which means he loves maple syrup and French toast topped with bacon and loads and loads of maple syrup is his favourite thing. When it was his birthday, I couldn't resist transforming his favourite treat into a cake and this tasted just like it.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • How to bake a cake. Bacon & Maple Syrup French Toast Cake - Step 1
    Step 1

    Whisk together the butter and brown sugar.

  • How to bake a cake. Bacon & Maple Syrup French Toast Cake - Step 2
    Step 2

    Whisk in the maple syrup and eggs, one at a time.

  • How to bake a cake. Bacon & Maple Syrup French Toast Cake - Step 3
    Step 3

    Whisk in the spices until your batter tastes exactly like French toast then add half of the milk and half of the flour and whisk. Add the remaining milk and flour and then whisk.

  • How to bake a cake. Bacon & Maple Syrup French Toast Cake - Step 4
    Step 4

    Separate the batter into two greased cake tins and bake at 200'C for 25 minutes.

  • How to bake a cake. Bacon & Maple Syrup French Toast Cake - Step 5
    Step 5

    Fry up the Quorn bacon until crispy with a little olive oil, sugar and maple syrup and place to the side.

  • How to bake a cake. Bacon & Maple Syrup French Toast Cake - Step 6
    Step 6

    When the cake has cooled, make the frosting by whisking together the butter and shortening.

  • How to bake a cake. Bacon & Maple Syrup French Toast Cake - Step 7
    Step 7

    Whisk in the maple syrup and icing sugar.

  • How to bake a cake. Bacon & Maple Syrup French Toast Cake - Step 8
    Step 8

    Spread a third of the frosting on the bottom of the cake and top with three quarters of the bacon.

  • How to bake a cake. Bacon & Maple Syrup French Toast Cake - Step 9
    Step 9

    Sandwich the second cake on top and cover the whole cake with the remaining frosting.

  • How to bake a cake. Bacon & Maple Syrup French Toast Cake - Step 10
    Step 10

    Top with the remaining bacon and serve!

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