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Vanilla Tea Cake Recipe | Tea Kadai Vanilla Tea Cake

This is a light fluffy tea time cake. I flavoured it with some vanilla. This cake taste amazing with a cup of tea or coffee. It is not that sweet so it goes well with a cup of chai.
4.34 from 6 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 6 to 8 servings


  • Egg - 2
  • Sugar - ½ cup + ½ cup 200 grams
  • Unsalted Butter - ½ cup 110 grams
  • Vanilla Extract - 2 tsp
  • Milk - 1 cup
  • All Purpose Flour / Maida - 2 cups
  • Baking powder - 2 tsp
  • Salt - ½ tsp
  • Cashews for topping

My 1 cup measures 240 ml

    Cake pan size 8 inch round pan


      • Preheat oven to 170 degree C. Line a cake pan with parchment paper and set aside.
      • Take eggs in a bowl and whisk till it is frothy. Add ½ cup sugar little by little and whip till frothy and light. Set this aside.
      • Now in another bowl. Take butter, ½ cup sugar and vanilla and whip till creamy.
      • Add in milk and whip well.
      • Add in flour, baking powder and salt and mix well.
      • Now add in the eggs little by little and fold gently.
      • Once the batter is well mixed, spoon this into the prepared cake pan and top with cashews.
      • Pop this in oven and bake for 30 to 35 mins.
      • Remove and cool completely.
      • Slice and serve.



      1)My 1 cup measures 240 ml
      2)I halved the recipe and made a small cake in a 5 to 6 inch cake tin.
      3)The written recipe makes a 8inch cake
      4)You can make cupcakes using this batter too.
      5)This cake is perfect with a cup of coffee or tea, so it is not too sweet.
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