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Cake with variations – recipe

One cake recipe – infinite variations Basic Vanilla Cake – base for many cakes Ingredients: 1 cup (150g) flour, sifted 1/3 cup (50g) flower, sifted 1 cup (220g) caster sugar 1/3 cup1/3 cup (80g) butter, softened 1/2 cup (125ml) milk 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tbsp baking powder a pinch of salt Method: Preheat the oven to 180C. Beat the eggs and the sugar together in a large bowl. In another bowl, mix the flour, salt and baking powder. Add milk, vanilla and flour mixture and mix lightly. Pour into an oiled cake tin. Bake in preheated oven at 180C for about 35 minutes until it is nice and gold. Place cake on a serving tray. Decorate. This is basic vanilla cake recipe. You may also make different versions of this cake, simply replace one ingredient for another. Instead of 1/3 cup (50g) flower, replace with – cocoa, sifted – dried coconut – poppy seeds – finely chopped nuts – small dried fruits (or finely chopped) – chopped fresh fruits (apple, banana, plum) …