Flop-proof cake recipe
Need a cake in a hurry? Try this simple recipe


  • 270g butter, room temperature
  • 3 cup self-raising flour
  • 6 eggs
  • 1½ cup castor sugar
  • 6 tbsps milk
  • 2 tsps vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC.
  2. Place all the ingredients into a mixer or food processor and cream until light and fluffy.
  3. Spoon into two greased and lined baking tins (just over half full).
  4. Bake for about 30 - 45 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  5. Cool on a wire rack before icing.

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