Apr 21, 2012

Utterly Butterly Vanilla Butter Cake - Truly Rich and Truly Buttery


Lets talk a little time about this cake..I love baking cakes than eating it..But this is one of the cake which i finished the whole batch all by myself. Believe it or not..I totally loved the texture and taste of this cake. They turned out so moist and so buttery and so rich and a rich yellow colour which was perfect. I enjoyed each mouthful of this cake..I should tell you this is one of yummy cake i have ever tasted in my life..This can be served as  a desert as well. Pour some chocolate syrup over this cake and enjoy it all by yourself..



I hope you love it too and let me know what you think..

 
Recipe Source: Ruchik Randhap

Ingrediants:

All Purpose Flour / Maida – 100 gms
Eggs – 2
Butter – 125 gms
Milk- 2 tblspn
Baking Powder – 1 tsp
Sugar- 100 gms
Vanilla Essence – 2 tsp

Method:

Preheat the oven to 180°C / 360°F.

Sieve flour with baking powder and set aside. Butter a pan generously and dust it with flour on all sides and tap away the excess.

In a bowl add butter, sugar and vanilla and beat till they gets creamy.

Add one egg at a time and beat till everything is mixed well.

Add in half of the flour mixture and pour in the milk and mix well.

Now add the remaining flour and mix well.

Pour this to the tin and bake it for 30-35 mins. Insert a tooth picke to see whether it comes out clean.

Let it cool completely. Remove it from the pan and slice it into pieces.

Serve.

Pictorial:
Take all your ingrediants
Butter a pan and dust it with flour
sift flour with baking powder
and set aside
Take butter, vanilla and sugar in a bowl and mix till creamy
add one egg at a time, mix well and then add the next egg
and mix well
till creamy and smooth
add half of the flour mixture
add all the milk
and all the flour mixture
and mix well
Pour this in a tin
and bake it
till the cake is done..
Slice and Serve

69 comments:

Roser said...

wooww mmmm...i love the butter!! kisses

Lavanya T R said...

looks great aarthi :)
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deep krishna said...

Nice...very nice cake..

Tina said...

my all time fav...looks so soft and delicious.

Ramya said...

looks so buttery and yummy indeed

Sona said...

Mmmm.. I can almost taste this cake.

Sharmilee! :) said...

Looks so soft...perfect sponge cake

Chandrani said...

Cake looks so soft and delicious.

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Hamaree Rasoi said...

Cake looks simply delicious.
Deepa

Krithi's Kitchen said...

Wow... gorgeous crust you have got in there... yumm..
Serve It - Pressure Cooked/Slow Cooked

Priya said...

I dont mind having a slice,super yummy cake;

faseela said...

super soft yummy cake...

Angela said...

Beautiful color.

Suma Gandlur said...

Though I prefer eggless version, it looks moist with a perfect texture.

Hemavathi Murari said...

Yummy cake dear.

Asan Sheeba said...

Thanks a lot aarthi..i tried it ,it was soo yummy :) tat too this is the first cake i tried..it came soo well..all credits to u :)

Anonymous said...

is 2 Tablespoon of milk is right? Looks like you have more milk in your glass

Aarthi said...

@AnonymousYes 2 tblspn is enough. I didn't add everything

taj ashfa said...

Sister I didn't get the browning on top what's the reason

Anonymous said...

Hi aarti, I am a regular follower of your blog... And have tried lots of recipes which have turned out good too...
In this particular recipe can I substitute butter with ghee... Is that the GHEE CAKE or is that an entirely different recipe

Aarthi said...

@AnonymousI think you can use..But it is not butter cake, it is ghee cake..A separate recipe, will share that soon

Anonymous said...

What butter did you use salted or unsalted aarthi?

Aarthi said...

@AnonymousIt is unsalted

Aarthi said...

@AnonymousIt is unsalted

Anonymous said...

Can u tell the measurment of maida in cups.i love ur recipies and ive tried many as well.

Aarthi said...

@AnonymousIt is a little less than 1 cup..ie) 1 cup minus 2 tblspn

Anonymous said...

Pls tell how much time it has to be pre heated?

Aarthi said...

@Anonymousaround 10 mins

Anonymous said...

Can we make this cake in pressure cooker?

Anonymous said...

Hi, I feel your recipes are always easy to make and good. Was looking for eggless butter cake, was excited to see your post but what can I substitute for eggs and what's the amount needed, if I want to bake a pure vegetarian cake.

Aarthi said...

@AnonymousU cannot sub eggs in this recipe. will share a eggless butter cake recipe soon

Aarthi said...

@Anonymousyes u can make

Jamila Inayat said...

Hi can i use little butter n little ghee as i dnt hv tht much butter..or shd i only use butter or only ghee

Aarthi said...

@Jamila Inayatyes u can use a mix of both butter and ghee

Jamila Inayat said...

Can i bake it in glass type baking tray

Aarthi said...

@Jamila Inayatyes u can bake, make sure it is oven safe

Anonymous said...

Awhhh aarthi today I tried ur butter cake...it turned out so well....Thank you for d lovely recipe.....

Anonymous said...

Hi Aarthi,
Thanks for the recipe. tried it and it turned out excellent. My husband and daughter are not big cake fans but they loved it and finished it all ;)I had my share too :P:P I am encouraged to make it again :D
Jay

Anonymous said...

Hi Aarthi, can you give me the measurement of butter in cups

Aarthi said...

@Anonymous it is 1/2 cup+ 1 tblspn of butter.

Anonymous said...

Made this today in my new oven for first time and its a huge hit ! Cake came out so spongy and melt in mouth just like u described..Thanks for all awesome recipes and motivating all of us!God Bless!

Jeeva Mathews said...

Aarthi. Can you give everything in cup or teaspoon measures ??

Aarthi said...

@Jeeva Mathews flour weighs around 1 cup, sugar weighs 1/2 cup.

Ranjani said...

Hi Aarthi , I have the same Morphy Richards oven as yours .did you use only the bottom heat setting or both top and bottom heat setting ?Thanks in advance.

Aarthi said...

@Ranjanii used both top and bottom

visishta said...

hi aarthi..! i love ur recipes.. i try them for my son and he loves them... i would like to try this butter cake... i wanted to ask u whether i can do it in otg.. i have an otg at my home...
and pls tell me the degrees and time to bake it in an otg... pls reply

Aarthi said...

@visishtayes u can..i have a OTG and i bake all my goodies in that only

visishta said...

@Aarthi aarthi what kind of baking trays do u use in an otg? i mean aluminium or silicone or any other material?

visishta said...

@Aarthi what type of bakeware do use in the otg? aluminium or silicone or any other material? especially for baking cakes...

visishta said...

thank you for the reply... i have another ques. pls let me know what kind of baking tins do u use in an otg... aluminium or silicone or any other material... especially for baking cakes... pls do reply...

Aarthi said...

@visishtai prefer aluminium.

visishta said...

hi aarthi... can we replace butter with any other thing?

Aarthi said...

@visishtano butter is must, you can use vanaspati

Anonymous said...

ma'am.... at what temperature it should bake for 30 mins???

Anonymous said...

ma'am at what temperature it should be baked in oven for 30 mins????

Aarthi said...

@AnonymousYou have to bake it at 180 degree C.

Sibi said...

Hi Aarthi,
This is my first cake and really wanted to let u know a big thx, cos itturned out very nice. Used the same measurements however I see that your cake looks a little bit wet and moist. Mine was soft and dry and tasted like a Tea cake. Is that how it is supposed to taste ?. What can I do if I want it to be little Moist?.
Can I use this as a base for a birthday cake ?. Also pls let me know after adding flour can I use a hand blender or fold using spatula. I used the hand blender throughout at speed 1. My nxt try is your choclate devil cake :P..
You are really a star !
Thks
Sibi

Anonymous said...

Can we add tutti fruiti to this cake

Aarthi said...

@Anonymousyes u can use tutti fruity

Aarthi said...

@Sibithe cake will be moist. add little more butter if u want it too moist..

Divyanka said...

Can I bake this cake in convection oven? Any changes to be made in timing or temperature?

Aarthi said...

@Divyankano use same temp and same timing.

Manju said...

What's the brand of butter generally u ise for baking

Sibi said...

Thank You Aarthi.. I m gonna try again today with my little cousins... Can u please tell me if I can use a frosting on this cake and use it like a sponge cake..

Aarthi said...

@Manjui use milkymist unsalted one

Aarthi said...

@Sibiyes u can

mona said...

I follow ur blog regularly. I have followed a several recipes.
ur recipes are fool proof.. u r a live saver arthi... One kind suggestion, I see u use newspaper for seiving and all, Newspapers have ammonia in the print.. Please do not use it. U can alternatively use chart paper or brown paper.

Sudhakar K said...

I tried this last night. It turned out so yummy and soft.My wife and kid loved it very much.Going to bake again today.Thanks a lot. Your recipes are so easy and classy.

Anonymous said...

Hi Aarthi..I really like your blog a lot and follow a lot of recipes..kudos to your great work..just wanted to know if we can put some plain vanilla frosting on this cake...

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