This is an easy way to make cake and especially for starters who are really wanting to make cakes can start ur experiment with this cake.Hope u will find this recipe interesting.
|1½ cup||Maidha or cake flour|
|½ tsp||Baking soda|
|1 tsp||Vanilla essence|
|200 g||Butter at room temperature|
Take a dry bowl, mix butter and sugar until soft and creamy.Add egg one at a time and beat them well, Add flour,vanilla essence,baking soda and mix it until it forms a soft batter.Grease the pan with butter and sprinkle the flour on the pan ,now pour the batter in to the pan. Makes 1 large plain cake or many cup cakes .Preheat oven for 10 minutes and then place the pan for baking...Bake in a pre heated oven for 30 minutes @ 325 degrees F. You can check if the cake is done by inserting a tooth prick and if it comes out clean, the cake is done.
1.Timings and temperature depends on the oven that u use so keep checking ur oven after 30 minutes to know the status of ur cake.
2.Baking soda can be substiuted by baking powder…if u use 1/2 tsp baking soda then it can be substituted by 1 tsp of baking powder.
3.If u have Vanilla essence as liquid..or vanilla extract as powder,,u can use 1tsp.Both gives the same flavour.
4.Certain oven has temprature in Celcius…and if in the recipe if u find farenhiet, all u have to do is just make the farenheit half..for example in the above recipe the temperature is mentioned as 325 F…and if ur oven has temperature in celcius then take 162.5 or 163 approximately.