Butter Coffee Cake

Butter Coffee Cake


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This recipe is for a simple butter cake, perfect to serve to guests with tea or coffee. Easy to make, pretty and very delicious.


Serves: 10 

  • 115g butter, softened
  • 1 cup (200g) white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla essence
  • 1 3/4 cups (220g) plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) milk
  • 1/4 cup (30g) icing sugar for dusting

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease and flour a 23cm round pan.
  2. In a medium bowl cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; stir into the batter alternately with the milk. If the batter is too stiff a tablespoon or two of milk may be added. Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack then turn out onto a serving plate. Dust with icing sugar right before serving.

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