Butter Cake Recipe

"It is buttery, moist with few crumbs and great with tea or coffee. This butter cake is simply delicious!"
-- @celebratingflavors
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Prep time 30mins
Cook time 30mins
Serves or Makes: 14-16

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  • 250 gram /1 cup butter
  • 225 gram sugar/white granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 250 gram /2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons leveled baking powder
  • 60 milliliter / 1/4 cup whole milk


  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven at 180°C and line and grease a 9 inch round / square tin.

  • Step 2

    Sift the flour, baking powder into a medium-sized bowl and leave aside.

  • Step 3

    Using a handheld/ stand mixer in a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy for about 10 minutes.

  • Step 4

    Now add the eggs one at a time making sure after each addition the eggs are well combined. Next, add the vanilla and beat. Scrape down the bowl and beat for 5 more minutes.

  • Step 5

    Next, alternatively, add flour and milk and fold with a rubber spatula until well combined.

  • Step 6

    Spoon the cake mixture into the pan and spread it evenly. Bake for 25- 30 minutes or until cake tester/skewer inserted comes out clean.

  • Step 7

    Cool the cake in the pan for 10 minutes. Take it out after 10minutes and place it on a cooling rack and cool completely. Serve with tea or coffee.

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