225g margarine 225g sugar 4 eggs 225g flour 3 round teaspoons baking powder 3 teaspoons Nescafe (coffee) and 3 teaspoons condensed milk dissolved in 1/2 cup hot water (or instead of condensed milk, add about 3 teaspoons milk powder and a little sugar) 1 teaspoon vanilla
Make the coffee first and leave to cool. Cream margarine and sugar till light and creamy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each egg. Add vanilla. Fold in the flour alternately with the coffee. Bake at 180°C for about 30-40 minutes till cooked. A skewer or toothpick inserted to the middle of the cake should come out clean with just a bit of moisture and a crumb or two.
Coffee icing 125g margarine 250g icing sugar 3 teaspoons Nescafe dissolved in 1 tablespoon hot water 1 tablespoon brandy (optional)
Cream the butter and the icing sugar well. Afterwards add the coffee and brandy.