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Best Ever Butter Birthday Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Best Ever Butter Birthday Cake, by , is from The Upper Hunter Family Day Care Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Wyndham Family
Added: Thursday, June 18, 2009


250g butter
2 teaspoons vanilla
4 eggs
1 cup milk
2 cups castor sugar
2 cups self raising flour
1/2 cup custard powder


Have eggs and butter at room temperature. Combine all ingredients on slow speed until mixed together then increase speed and beat for 10 minutes.

Line square 20cm tin with baking paper ensuring paper comes up above sides of cake tin. Grease tin well. Bake in moderate oven for approximately 1 hour or until skewer comes out clean. Stand for 5 minutes before turning out on cooling rack.

Ice with favourite frosting of your choice.





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