Novice baker? Add any flavourings to olive's basic sponge cake recipe:
- Butter (175g) softened, golden caster sugar (175g), self-raising flour (175g), baking powder (1tsp), eggs (3), milk (1-2 tbsp)
- Use the all in one method to mix the ingredients and divide the mixture between 2x18cm sandwich tins. Bake on 180C/fan 160C/gas 4 for 20-25 minutes
- To make the sponse chocolate, add cocoa powder to the flour. To make a lemon cake add lemon zext and for coffee, add coffee granules mixed with a little water.
How to enter: visit bbcgoodfood.com/olive_cake_competition or send your recipe to olive magazine, 201 Wood Lane, London W12 7TQ. The closing date is Friday 18th November.