Butter cake. A butter cake is a cake in which one of the main ingredients is butter. Butter cake is baked with basic ingredients: butter, sugar, eggs, flour, and leavening agents such as baking powder or baking soda. It is considered as one of the quintessential cakes in American baking.
Ingredients of Butter cake
- You need 5 of eggs.
- You need 160-170 g of Caster sugar.
- You need 1 tbs of vanilla essence.
- It’s 1 tbs of ovalette/ cake emulsifier.
- Prepare 220 g of cake flour.
- Prepare 60 ml of full cream milk.
- You need 150 g of melted butter.
Butter and eggs are what to look for in a cake recipe. This isn't a light froo froo cake. This homemade butter cake recipe is fail-proof. This butter cake recipe is quite simple to make and can be tried even by beginners.
Butter cake instructions
- Beat the eggs and sugar together for 5 mins low speed.
- After 5 mins add in vanilla essence and ovalette. Beat for 10-15 minutes depending on your mixer. Hand mixer user beat at medium speed. Stand mixer user beat at high speed..
- Add in your flour bit by bit.
- Lastly add your melted butter.
- You can bake it as is but if you want to have a chocolate flavour you may add in chocolate emulco on a separate dish..
- I'm just making a plain butter cake but making it colourful. It appeals the eyes of my kid 😂.
- You can bake as is or water bath for 45 mins before switching the pan/ removing the pan from the water bath then, to the other side and bake for another 10-20 mins..
- If you have colours you might one to cover the top using a bigger tray on the top rack to prevent from browning. I used aluminium foil and sadly the cake touched the foil and voilà… 😅.
- Let it sit on a cooling rack for an hour or two.
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