Kenwood Chef Kitchen Machine or Kenwood k-Mix Stand Mixer
K-Beater bowl tool
Pyrex Non-Stick Baking Tray
Preheat the oven to 180°C, 350°F, Gas Mark 4. Lightly oil and greaseproof paper base line 6 x 250ml (9 floz) individual metal pudding bowls.
For the cakes: place all the ingredients in the bowl, fit the K beater onto the Kenwood kMix Stand Mixer and beat on speed min for approx. 30 seconds. Increase to speed 2 for 1½minutes, until pale and fluffy, scraping if necessary. Divide between basins making a well in the centres. Place on a Pyrex non-stick baking sheet and bake for 25 - 30 minutes, until well risen.
Remove from the heat and allow to cool in the tins for 5 minutes. Turn out onto a wire rack and allow to cool completely. Cut off the tops to level, if necessary and turn upside down.
For the icing: place all the ingredients in the Kenwood kMix bowl, fit the K beater and beat on speed min for about 1 minute, increase to speed 1 and beat for 1 minute, until smooth, scraping if necessary. Spread over the cakes to cover completely. Tie a ribbon around each cake and decorate with sweets.