Poo cake recipe

This quick & easy poo cakes recipe is ideal to get people talking about wee & poo at your coffee morning.

Preparation time 10 Mins           Cooking time 15 Mins

Makes 8 – 10 small cakes


  • 100g butter, softened
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 75g self-raising flour
  • 25g cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 eggs

For chocolate buttercream icing

  • 125g icing sugar
  • 25g cocoa powder
  • 75g butter or spread, at room temperature
  • 1 tbsp milk


Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan/Gas Mark 4.

Whisk all the ingredients together until smooth and creamy

Set out your cake or muffin cases on a cake tin if you have one and put a spoonful of the mixture in each one

Cook for about 10-15 minutes, when cooked they should spring back if lightly pressed

Leave to cool in the tin for 5 minutes before leaving to cool completely in their cases on a wire rack before decorating

Chocolate buttercream (optional)

Sift the icing sugar and cocoa powder into a large bowl.

Add the butter and whisk until you have a light and fluffy buttercream

For a softer buttercream, whisk a little milk in (optional)

Spread or swirl the icing onto the cooled cakes and decorate with your chosen decorations.

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