How to make a zebra cake in 5 simple steps
By Gitanjali Roche, 12/02/2014
Here's how to make a stripey zebra cake in just 5 steps!
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What you'll need
- 25 cl of vegetable oil (8.5 fl oz)
- 10 cl of milk (3.4 fl oz)
- 250 g caster sugar (1 cup + 2 tbsp)
- 4 eggs
- 300 g plain flour (2.5 cups)
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
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- 1 shortcrust pastry
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