1-2-3-4 Cake

    1-2-3-4 Cake

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    45min


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    About this recipe: A tried but true basic cake recipe that never fails. This cake is so easy to make and made with ingredients found in any cupboard. Enjoy!

    Ingredients
    Serves: 36 

    • 225g butter
    • 400g caster sugar
    • 425g cake flour
    • 4 egg yolks
    • 4 egg whites
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 250ml milk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease and flour three 23cm round tins.
    2. In a large bowl, cream butter and 200g of the sugar. In a separate bowl, beat egg yolks well, then add to butter mixture.
    3. Sift together flour and baking powder. Add alternately with the milk to the butter-sugar mixture. Beat well. Add vanilla.
    4. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry. Add 200g sugar to the egg whites. Fold into cake mixture.
    5. Divide cake mixture evenly into three prepared 23cm round tins. Bake at 180 C / Gas 4 for 25 minutes.

    Icing

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