Traditional Butter Cake

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by tunasushi

Rich and buttery, just as it should be.

Top Review by theluckchain

This is excellent .. I loved this cake... My sister made this and as you can see in her review .. this is identical to something we used to have as kids, I had a hard time with the measurements but it worked in the end and this came out perfect I also added nutmeg and it was the icing on this cake lol .. I LOVED IT!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 180degrees celsius.
  2. Sift baking powder and flour into a bowl.
  3. In another bowl, cream margarine, butter, salt and sugar till fluffy. Add eggs in one at a time, only after the previous egg has been thoroughly mixed into the batter.
  4. Add vanilla and sifted ingredients into the batter and mix well. Pour into a greased and lined 8 inch square pan and bake for 50 minutes.
  5. Note: it might start getting kinda brown at 20 mins, so I strongly reccomend that you tent it with tin foil after around 20 mins, to prevent the top from burning due to the large amt of butter in the recipe.

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