A simple vanilla buttercake, great by itself topped with lashings of whipped cream or for use in other recipes like Nanny sues Trifle.
125g Butter, softened
1 cup Caster Sugar
2 teaspoons Vanilla Essence
1 1/2 cups Self Raising Flour
1/2 cup Milk
Preheat oven to 180'c. Grease and flour a 22cm cake tin and line the bottom with baking paper.
Using a kitchenaid with the mixer attachment beat butter, sugar and vanilla together until light and fluffy.
Add eggs one at a time until just combined after each addition. Add flour and milk, in batches beating until just combined. Pour mixture into prepared baking tin and bake in the oven for 45-50mins or until an inserted skewer comes out clean. Stand in pan for 10mins. Turn out onto a wired rack lined with baking paper. Cool before serving.
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