RECIPE: Milo Slab Cake

This easy slab cake was a hit with the family, and why wouldn’t be with Milo?   If you’re after a no fuss, tasty crowd pleaser then give this a try.  You can also substitute the milo for coffee for when you’re on morning tea duty at work.

Milo Slab Cake

Milo Slab Cake



  • 2 tablespoons Milo mixed with 2 tablespoons of hot water
  • 1& 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup custard powder
  • 250g butter softened
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • 100ml milk


  • 2 cups of icing sugar, sifted
  • 60g Butter
  • 1 tablespoon milo mixed with 2 tablespoons of hot water.


  1. Preheat oven to 180C and grease and line a slab tin (32cm x 23cm).
  2. Beat all the cake ingredients together at once and pour into the pan.
  3. Bake for 50 minutes or until a skewer placed into the middle of the cake comes out clean.
  4. Allow the cake to cool then beat the icing ingredients together and add cold water to achieve the right consistency.
  5. Ice the cake and cut into squares to enjoy.

I cut this into squares and placed in the freezer for an hour to firm up the icing before popping it into a container in the freezer for when a special treat is needed.

Happy Baking!




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