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Try this versatile spiced butter cake recipe – serve a piece plain for afternoon tea or jazz it up into a spectacular birthday cake!

Ingredients

  • 250g Butter, softened
  • 1 cup Caster Sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups (300g) Self-Raising flour
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 tsp. ground Cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. ground Ginger

Method

  1. In a mixer beat together the butter and sugar in a bowl until pale and creamy. Then whilst the mixer is still on add in the vanilla, cinnamon and ginger.
  2. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Add in the mix alternating the flour and milk.
  4. Divide mixture evenly among the prepared pans and smooth the surface.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centres comes out clean.
  6. Remove from oven and cool in pan for before turning on rack to cool completely.
  • Love the spices in this butter cake.

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  • Great recipe to make for a high tea!

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  • Might have to try this. I need a bitter cake recipe. Need to start practising for DS 1st birthday.

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  • Nice & straightforward, love that cinnamon & ginger are included.

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  • I haven’t made a butter cake in a very long time!

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  • This looks so good, a bit like a pound cake recipe with spices.

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  • Cinnamon and ginger, great touches.

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  • love the ginger in this – my sort of cake!

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  • Yum. Thanks for sharing this.

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  • This sounds so easy to make, and yet it would be full of flavour, especially if serves with a little butter on it. Wonder what it would be like toasted?


    • Most cake is nice slightly warmed and served with a dollop of double cream.

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  • This just made me feel like baking. Your cake looks nice and moist, just the way we like them here. I can see this recipe being made by me, thank you very much for sharing it.

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  • such a divinely moist looking butter cake

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  • Looks like a nice moist cake. Sounds nice.

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  • Looks really moist and scrumptious

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  • Love this recipe, must give this a try – thanks for sharing

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