The solution to all our problems is cakes. There would be absolutely no one who would need an introduction to what a cake is. Everyone knows it. Everyone loves it. Everyone looks forward to attending some event just because of it. We possibly couldn’t thank the inventors of the cake much for this incredibly sweet, spongy, dream-like dessert. On our low days, cakes are there. On our happy days, we choose to surround ourselves with them. When life gives you 365 days a year (sometimes 366 too, we choose to celebrate at least 80% of one of those days over a scrumptiously baked cake. Some like to pass cakes to their dear ones to express their heartfelt love, care and good wishes of the world to them. While some of us like to order cakes online along with midnight and same day cake delivery in Hyderabad, or wherever we reside to satiate our odd-time sudden cravings. Enough said about cakes; if you are right now craving for a cake and want to make use of your baking skills, here are some easy recipes to try out. Both of these recipes are sure to save a lot of your time waiting for your cake delivery and will be ready within a blink of an eye. Let’s get into it!
Butter Cake Recipe
- 200 g cake flour or all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 225 g unsalted butter, at room temperature
- 200 g sugar
- 4 large eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 4 tablespoons plain yoghurt (preferred) or full milk
Let’s Start Baking!
- Start by preheating the oven at 375°F (190°C)
- Prepare an 8×8-inch or 9×9-inch square pan, round pan. Grease the pan with some butter and line up the parchment paper.
- Take sugar and butter in a bowl and whisk them together until pale yellow in colour, about 3 minutes.
- Add one egg to the batter. Beat the batter until creamy. And then keep adding and beating the eggs into the batter, like this.
- Add vanilla extract and mix well. Add flour to the mixture and then some plain yoghurt or whole milk.
- Don’t forget to give them all a good mix.
- Then pour this batter into the already prepared pan. Bake this batter fr about 40-50 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
- Once done, remove the cake from the oven and place it in a wire rack. Let it cool down completely before you cut it into pieces.
- Your butter cake is ready to be served. Enjoy!
- 1.5 cups all-purpose flour
- 1.5 teaspoon cardamom powder
- 1.5 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 + 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1 stick, at room temperature
- 3/4 cup granulated white sugar 150 grams
- generous pinch saffron strands
- 1/4 teaspoon cardamom essence optional
- 1/2 cup plain yoghurt whisked and at room temperature
- 3/4 cup milk 6 oz, I used whole milk
- 3/4 cup mawa crumbled, 125 grams
- 1 tablespoon chopped pistachios
- 1 tablespoon silvered almonds
- 1/2 tablespoon dried rose petal crushed
Let’s Start Baking!
- Start by preheating the oven at 350 F degrees, meanwhile prepare an 8-inch baking pan with some baking spray or butter and line it up with parchment paper.
- Take a large mixing bowl and pour sifted flour, cardamom powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix well and set aside.
- Now in a mixer attachment, beat sugar, saffron strands and butter together. Add cardamon extracts and mix again.
- Further, add whisked plain yoghurt and mix well again.
- Now, add half of the flour mixture and mix until well combined. Then add the rest of the flour mixture and milk to mix them again. Make sure to combine all these ingredients together but not overmix them.
- Add mawa to the batter and mix well.
- Now transfer this batter to the already prepared baking pan. Top it off with chopped pistachios, slivered almonds and dried rose petals.
- Bake the cake for about 45-50 minutes at 350 F or until the toothpick, when pricked comes out clean.
- Once the cake has been baked, let it cool down completely by placing it on a wire rack before you cut it into pieces.
- Serve it to your loved ones.