The easiest and most fool-proof recipe to bake a cake is one that is followed by a vast number of people all around the world. The recipe will make two 7 inch round cakes ideal for a two-tier cake .you can also put in a bigger tin for a different shape, for example, rectangular. You will need an oven or some other method to get high heat surrounding the cake. There are pancakes that you flip in the pan to get heat to both sides of the cake, but I’m thinking you are talking about baking. It is possible to bake a cake in a heavy cast iron pan with a lid you can put in a fire and pile coals on. There are cake mixes that are quite easy to make and very complex recipes that are not easy. One of the critical factors is knowing how much to mix the batter Half the ingredients if you want to bake a cake.
Ingredients: Bake A Cake
Products required to bake two cakes are :
- 200g Self Raising Flour
- 200g Sugar
- 100g Fat (butter/margarine)
- 150ml milk
- Two eggs
- Ample teaspoon of vanilla essence.
Keep in mind to half the amount of ingredients if you want a single cake.
Step 1. the first step is to Line and grease your tin/s and preheat the oven to 190 degrees. You can use your preferable oven to bake a cake.
Step 2. The second step is to Sieve the flour and sugar and rub in the butter until it is all crumbly (not sure of the technical term!).stir until the batter is smooth enough.
Step 3 .then the time comes to Crack your eggs into the milk and add the vanilla essence and lightly beat with a fork. Very gently.
Step 4. It is advisable to make a well in your dry mixture and add some of the liquid to it. Now, stir it in and then add the remaining liquid and mix until it is smooth enough to bake a cake
Step 5 Pour into the tin/s and place it in the oven. Depending on the heating of your oven and if it is electric, gas or fan will change the cooking time. You should always look at your cake once in 20minutes. Then it generally goes back in for another 10-15minutes. Test it with a clean knife to make sure it is cooked if in doubt. If it isn’t cooked the blade will come out covered in the mixture! and to the touch, the top should feel firm-ish but springy.
Step 6. Once you have removed the cake from the oven, set it to the side for 5minutes. Moreover, after removing from the tin, place it on a cooling rack.
If you want to make a chocolate cake, take out a heaped tablespoon of flour and put in a heaped tablespoon of cocoa powder (Cadbury’s Bourneville is one of the best!).