Butter Cake

Butter Cake

This plain but delicious cake is one of the simplest cakes to prepare. It is preferred by many who want their cakes the old -fashioned way. Butter cakes are easier to manage and could be enriched with milk, lemon and raisins


  • 500g Butter
  • 300g Sugar
  • 500g Flour
  • 10 eggs
  • 1/2 nutmeg seed, grated
  • 1 tsp Vanilla or any other of your choice
  • 2 tbsp baking powder
  • Fruits (optional)
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  • Grease your pans
  • Mix butter and sugar until light and fluffy
  • Beat eggs till light and fluffy
  • Sift all dry ingredients together.
  • Pour beaten eggs gradually into butter mixture, alternating with flour and beating well after each addition.
  • Remember, folding in is the process used for putting flour and other dry ingredients
  • Put in your desired flavour or essence
  • Pour into your 8 or 9 inch pan and bake in a moderately preheated oven for about one hour

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