Basic Cake

Serves 50 (Uploaded : 24/03/11. First cooked : 24/03/11. Rating 5/5)

BASIC CAKE INGREDIENTS
1.5K flour
600g butter
750g caster sugar
15 eggs
5 tsp baking powder
vanilla essence
maple syrup

SPECIFIC CAKE INGREDIENTS
a) 3/4 packet walnuts, crushed; 3/4 packets pitted dates, chopped OR
b) 2 tbsp ginger; 1/2 jar honey OR
c) Cocoa powder, chocolate chips
etc

METHOD
1. Soften the butter (eg. leave out or put in microwave for 30 seconds)

2. Mix together all the ingredients in one or two large bowls, until gooey and all the eggs and butter have been well mixed.

3. Tip into cake tins (smear with butter first to stop the cake from sticking). Cook at Gas Mark 7/8 (160C) for 40 - 60 minutes.