Im not yet good with cakes that need creaming and i avoid it at all costs.This recipe has solved my creaming crisis,and i am speciafically posting it for newbies like myself.


  • 500g/4 cups cake flour
  • 2 and half tspns baking powder
  • 450g /2 and half cups sugar
  • 350g /2 cups soft margarine
  • 8 eggs
  • 4 tblspns milk
  • 1 tspn vanilla essence


  1. Preheat oven at 180 degrees,grease 23cm/9inches baking tin.Put all ingredients in a large mixing bowl.With a wooden spoon combine all ingredients then beat until mixure is smooth and shiny,if using an electric mixer,beat for 1-2mns.Bake for 1hr 45mns.

once cool,frost with your favourite frosting. cake is ideal for birthdays.


Cristan Says... 2011-10-11 08:28:52

180 degrees really??? why so low? If i was cuting the recipe would it still need to be baked on that low a temp.?

CakeFIED Says... 2011-10-11 09:00:33

Well i bet if its so low for ur oven,you can use the normal temp u usually use to bake.As for the oven i use 180 is alright.even when am going to cut the cake

FromScratchSF Says... 2011-10-12 15:48:58

180 degrees CELSIUS is 350 degrees ferinheight. Just thought I'd help OP as I bet she bakes in celsius..

TuTuCute Says... 2011-10-14 14:24:48

But an hour and 45 minutes?? seems like a very long time. And I'm guessing it would go into two 9" cake pans? Or maybe that's why it take so long!

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