Firm Butter Cake

Firm Butter Cake


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This is a stiff cake with a moist texture so perfect for carving novelty cakes. It is so simple it is a good one to make with the kids maybe a present for mother's day or father's day.


Serves: 12 

  • 340g self raising flour
  • 280g caster sugar
  • 280g butter or margarine
  • 5 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons milk

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:1hour15min  ›  Ready in:1hour30min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 150 degrees C. Grease and line (or grease and flour) a 20cm square or round tin and set aside.
  2. Sieve flour into large mixing bowl then add the sugar, butter, eggs and milk. Mix with electric mixer on a slow speed until all ingredients are blended then increase to fast speed and mix for another 2 or so minutes until you have a smooth batter.
  3. Pour into the already prepared tin then place in centre of the oven and cook for about 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes; test with skewer if it comes out clean cake is done.

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