Friday, October 4, 2013

Vanilla Cake

Ingredients:
Salt – 1/8th tsp
Baking Soda – 1/2 tsp
Baking Powder – 1 tsp
Unsalted Butter – 4 tbsp, softened
Sugar – 1 cup
Large Eggs – 2
Warm Milk – 1/2 cup
Vanilla Essence – 2 tsp
All purpose Flour- 1.25 cup

Preparation:
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F/180 degrees C.
Butter the sides and bottom of the baking tray and lightly dust with Flour and remove excess.
Mix and Set aside.
In a mixing bowl, cream the Butter and Sugar together on low speed with a hand blender.
Once creamed, break in the Eggs into the batter and incorporate well.
Add in the Vanilla Essence and mix.
Add in the sifted dry ingredients and the Milk alternately in the batter.
Beat till it is all done and incorporated well into a smooth batter.
Once done, take out of the oven and allow to stand for 10 minutes, loosen the edges and then flip onto a cooling rack.
Serve warm or allow to cool and store for a later time.

In a bowl, sift all the dry ingredients – Flour, Baking Soda, Baking Powder and Salt.
In the loaf pan, pour the batter.
Bake for 40-45 min. Insert a toothpick to make sure it is baked.