The Ultimate Butter Cake Recipe with Buttercream Frosting - Thermomix Method
The ultimate classic butter cake recipe with buttercream frosting... the perfect cake for birthdays, school lunch box treats, cake stall fundraisers or delicious morning teas.
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unsalted butter, softened
pinch of salt
self raising flour
icing sugar mixture
pink food colouring
Preheat oven to 175 degrees celsius.
Grease and line a round 20cm cake tin with baking paper and set aside.
Place sugar and butter into the TM bowl and and mix for 15 seconds, Speed 5.
Add the eggs, salt, vanilla extract and self-raising flour and mix for 15 seconds, Speed 5.
Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula, then mix for a further 10 seconds, Speed 5.
Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 25-30 minutes or until tested with a skewer (see notes).
Leave the cake to cool in the tray for 15 minutes before moving to a wire rack to cool completely.
To make the icing, place the icing sugar into the TM bowl and mix for 10 seconds on Speed 9.
Add the butter, milk, vanilla extract and food colouring to the bowl.
Mix for 30 seconds on Speed 4.
Spread the buttercream frosting over the cooled cake and serve.
Keep any leftover cake in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 4 days.
If you find that your cake is browning too much in the oven, simply place a sheet of foil loosely over the top and continue cooking.