Old fashioned butter cake

Old fashioned butter cake


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About this recipe: Recently, I have seen so many bloggers bake this old fashioned butter cake and this is also one of my favourite butter cakes. This time, I tried the separation of egg yolk and egg white method.

nasilemaklover Johor, Malaysia

Makes: 1 8" square cake pan

  • 250g butter
  • 190g sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 5 egg yolks (large)
  • 230g cake flour
  • 1 tsp double action baking powder
  • 4 tbsp milk
  • 5 egg whites (large)
  • 90g sugar

Prep:1hr  ›  Cook:55min  ›  Ready in:1hr55min 

  1. Place the butter, 100g sugar and vanilla in the bowl of an electric mixer and beat until light and creamy.
  2. Add the egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add the flour and baking powder and beat well to combine. Fold through the milk and combine well.
  3. Beat egg whites in a clean large bowl until soft foam. Gradually add in 90g sugar, and beat till soft peak.
  4. Take one portion of the egg white mixture, and use a hand whisk to stir well with egg yolk mixture till combine and thick paste.
  5. Slowly fold in the balance egg white with a spatula till well combined.
  6. Spoon the batter in a cake pan which line the base with paper and lightly grease.
  7. Bake at preheated oven at 180c for 55mins or until cooked when tested with a skewer.

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