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Offline brazen20au

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Basic Butter Cake (recipe conversion)
« on: September 04, 2008, 03:41:44 pm »
Basic Butter Cake
20+?
Ingredients:
320g white sugar
250g soft butter, cut into pieces
2 tspn vanilla essence
4 eggs
3 cups self raising flour
1 cup milk

Preparation:
mill into caster sugar by using speed 6 for approx 5-10 seconds
add the butterfly into the bowl
add butter & vanilla and mix at speed 4 for 40-50 seconds until the mix is light in colour and a little fluffy looking

turn speed down to 2 and add
the eggs - one at a time
after each egg turn speed up to 4 for 5 seconds

add 1 cup SR flour with lid off,
turn speed up to 4, mix 5 seconds

turn speed back to 2 and add
1/2 cup milk through lid, mix 3 seconds

add 1 cup SR flour with lid off,
turn speed up to 4, mix 5 seconds

turn speed back to 2 and add
1/2 cup milk through lid, mix 3 seconds

add final 1 cup SR flour with lid off,
turn speed up to 4 and mix 5 seconds

mix for a further 10 seconds until the mix seems light and fluffy.

pour into a greased, lined cake tin. cooking times will vary according to your oven and size of tin but start with 40 mins at around 160-180'c, test with a skewer and cook further as required.

Photos:
Original Link with picture

Tips/Hints:
this makes a large cake (it's the original recipe doubled) so feel free to halve it :)
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Re: Basic Butter Cake (recipe conversion)
« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2008, 12:53:24 am »
Thanks brazen20au - hopefully the Daring Bakers or others can use this as a base for their challenges in the future!!

Can we put a pic on here too?
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