About this recipe:Easy to make, moist and scrumptious to eat. Moist and sweet with just a hint of buttermilk tang and vanilla, this lovely, light sponge is ideal for occasions like bridal showers and Mother's Day brunch, or an easy-to-make treat for afternoon tea.
Tiffany R Coffman
600g caster sugar
375g plain flour
1/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1 dash vanilla extract
1 pinch salt
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Method Prep:20min › Cook:1hr › Ready in:1hr20min
Preheat oven to 170 C / Gas 3. Grease and flour a 23cm tube cake tin.
In a medium bowl sift flour, bicarb and salt; set aside.
In a large bowl, cream margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well with each addition.
Add flour mixture and mix in well, then add buttermilk and vanilla and combine.
Pour into prepared tin. Bake at 170 C / Gas 3 for 1 hour or until bottom is golden and skewer inserted into centre comes out clean.