Vanilla Cake


  • 220g F.G. Roberts Plain Flour
  • 1/4 tsp bicarb soda
  • 90g butter or margarine
  • 185g sugar
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • 1-2 tsp good vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup milk or 'milk'


  1. Grease and line a loaf tin and preheat oven to 180C fan forced.
  2. Beat butter or margarine and sugar on high until light and fluffy, gradually adding whisked eggs and vanilla.
  3. Quickly fold in combined flour and bicarb soda, then mix a little further on medium speed with milk until just smooth and mixed well.
  4. Using a spatula, empty all mixture into prepared baking tray, smoothing out the top.
  5. Bake for approx. 40mins or until well risen, just firm and golden.
  6. Remove from oven, cool for a few minutes in tin, then cool on a wire rack.