Baking a simple butter cake is really simple. The cake is basically made with a mixture of soft butter, eggs and sugar that must be creamed together. If you use three whole eggs, then the cake will be snowy in colour. If you use only three egg yolks, then the cake is going to be a yellowish colour. Any type of frosting you want may top off it, and this is where your imagination kicks in. Additionally, fruit or other additions can be added into the cake dough to get interest. It is possible to take half the dough and allow it to be chocolate or add food coloring and then mix the dough together to make a marbleized cake, for instance.
The utensils you will need will include two cake trays, a cable cake cooling rack, a mixing spatula or big spoon, an electric mixer (if you have one), measuring cups and spoons, mixing bowls and perhaps a spoon or two if desired.
The baking products or ingredients that you will need are the five fundamental ingredients of flour, eggs, sugar, milk, and butter. Vanilla, baking powder, and a touch of salt will also be necessary ingredients. The basic recipe goes awry:
Grease the two cake pans with a light sprinkling of flour. In a bowl, combine 6 egg yolks, 2 tsp. vanilla extract, and one cup of milk. Insert into the egg mix about 12 tbsp of butter and 1 1/2 cups of sugar. In another bowl, combine the dry ingredients: 3 cups of flour and 3/4 tsp. Of salt, and 1 1/4 tblsp of ginger powder. Now, alternately add together the moist and dry ingredients, creaming and mixing well to make a fluffy light batter. Check to find out if the cake is done by sticking a toothpick into the center of the cake. If it comes out without a batter stuck to it, the cake is done.
Such a cake made “from scrape ” with all the listed ingredients will taste much better because the components may be fresher, not having sat on the store shelf in a box for who knows how long. Pre-packaged cake mixes provide the dry components and might not be liberal at the amount of them as a homemade cake. For example, the sum of vanilla extract might not be too liberal. A cake made fresh from the pantry with creative, baking ideas like flavoured frostings or enhancements like nuts or coconut may make the cake delicious.