Sponge Cake With Butter Icing

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 250 g - refined flour or Maida
  • 300 g - powdered sugar
  • 250 g - butter
  • 4 - eggs, beaten well
  • 1/2 cup - milk
  • 1 tsp - baking powder
  • 1 tsp - vanilla essence

How to Make Sponge Cake With Butter Icing

  • Sift the flour and baking powder together.
  • Cream the butter and sugar together.
  • Add the beaten eggs and vanilla essence and mix well.
  • Fold in the flour a little at a time.
  • Add milk if the mixture is too thick.
  • Pour into a greased and floured cake tin and bake for 40 to 45 minutes till the cake is done.
  • Butter icing: Beat 200 g butter and 500 g icing sugar together until creamy.
  • Add 2 tsps vanilla essence and 2 drops pink or green food colour.
  • Use a spatula to cover the cake with the butter icing.
  • Then with a wet fork make soft peaks across the surface of the icing.
  • Decorate as desired.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Anglo-Indian Recipes