Tuesday, January 24, 2012


This is a buttercake made for the birthday party. Frosted with buttercream frosting and sweet pea flowers.


250 gm butter, room temperature
250 gm flour
200 gm sugar
1 tsp vanilla
4 eggs
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
3 tbsp milk


In a bowl fitted with a paddle attachment, blend butter and sugar till light and fluffy.
Add one egg at a time beating well after each addition.  Slowly add the milk, vanilla, baking powder and flour. Beat till all is combined well. 
Pour into a well greased and lined 8 in cake pan.  I used a 8 by 3 in cake pan for this.  Bake at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes. Test with a wooden skewer for doneness.  Take out and let cool for 10 minutes and then turn out to a wire rack.  Frost as desired.

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