Basic Butter Cake

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Satyne

Page 10, The Australian Womans Weekly, Classic Cakes cookbook. Uploaded so I have an online copy, shared so others can benefit

Top Review by Jubes

I was in a baking mood today. This is a terrific cake. Easy to make, good clear instructions, and tunred out perfectly. It did take a little longer in the oven to cook than stated in the recipe. Reviewed for ZWT8. Photo to be posted

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 180dc/160dc fan-forced. Grease deep 22cm round or 19cm square cakepan. Line base with baking paper.
  2. Beat butter, extract and sugar in medium bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Stir in sifted flour and milk, in two batches.
  3. Spread mixture into pan; bake about 1 hour. Stand case in pan 5 minutes before turn, top-side up onto wire rack to cool.

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