Birthday Cake (Butter Cake)
1:Poor; 2:Fair; 3:Average; 4:Good; 5:Excellent
Posted by Nirosha Karunaratna on July 21, 19103 at 07:39:22:

250g Butter
4 Eggs
250g Sugar
225g Flour
1/4 Cup Thick Milk
2 level teaspoons Baking Powder
1 teaspoon Vanila Essence
1 drop of Almond Essence

Icing :
1 Cup Butter
1 pound Icing Sugar
1 tablespoon Thick Milk
1 drop of Almond Essence OR 1 teaspoon Vanila Essence


Beat Butter and Sugar until soft and creamy. Add eggs one by one. Add Vanila and Almond Essence and mix well. Sift flour with Baking Power. Add flour gradually in small quantities and mix well. Add Milk. Divide the mixture into three portions and colour with pink, green and yellow very lightly.

Grease the pan with Butter and cover with flour. Pour the three mixtures alternately into the pan and bake for 20 minutes at 200 degrees centigrade temperature.

Beat Butter and Icing sugar (add sugar gradually) until soft and creamy. Add Milk, Almond Essence or
Vanila Essence and beat further. Colour the icing mixture with a desired colour.

Once the cake is baked, cut it into two equal size portions. Sandwich it with the icing thereafter.
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