Custard & Anis Cake


The Sponge

  • 1 cup / 230ML Sunflower Oil,
  • 1 Cup / 200G Sugar,
  • 2 Eggs,
  • 1 Cup / 128G Flour,

The Syrup

  • 1 Cup / 200G Sugar
  • 1 Cup / 235ML Water
  • 1 Glass Sweet Anis

The Custard

  • 1 packet easy to make custard
  • Cinnamon


1, Mix together the sponge ingredients and bake in the oven for approximately 30 – 40 minutes at 180 degrees until light brown.

2, Leave your sponge to cool and leave overnight.

3, Prepare your syrup by dissolving the sugar in water and adding in a glass of anis.

4, Prick the sponge cake and leave the syrup to cool a little, then pour all over the sponge.

5, follow the instructions on the custard packet and prepare your custard. When ready, leave it to cool down slightly, then pour over the sponge cake and sprinkle with cinnamon.

Recipe By Margaret Doolan