Monday, August 20, 2012

Tea time Cake



TEA CAKE


My favourite tea time cake.


Ingredients:

Oil. 125gms.
Sugar. 150gms.*
Maida. 175gms.
Cocoa pd. 1tbsp.
Baking pd. 1 1/2tsp.
Eggs. 3.
Vanilla essence 1tsp
Salt. a pinch
* I prefer using fine granulated sugar . You can use powdered sugar also. Measure before powdering it.




Method :

  1. Prepare an 8 inch round or square tin.
  2. Sieve all dry ingredients . Whisk them using a balloon whisk or fork.
  3. Beat oil and sugar using an elec. beater for 3 min.
  4. Add one egg at a time and beat for 1 min. each time.
  5. Add vanilla essence and beat for 1/2 min.
  6. Now add dry mix to egg mixture in small batches and mix using cut and fold method.
  7. Pour the batter in the prepared tin and bake in a pre heated oven at 180 degrees for 35 to 40 min.
  8. Cool on wire rack.
  9. Cut into slices when completely cooled.