Basic Firm Butter Cake

Basic Firm Butter Cake


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A basic butter cake that can be baked into any shaped tin and iced with any flavour icing. This is my go to recipe and I hope it becomes yours also.

Dotty1 Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Serves: 6 

  • 130g butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups self raising flour
  • 1/3 cup milk

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Beat butter with vanilla until light and creamy. Add sugar then beat until fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time.
  2. Stir in 1/2 the sifted flour with 1/2 the milk. Stir until combined. Add remaining milk and flour. Stir lightly then beat lightly until mixture is smooth.
  3. Spread into a greased tin then bake at 190 degrees C for 20-30 minutes, until a knife inserted into the centre comes out clean.

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