Friday, 29 November 2013

Vanilla Tea Cake

Vanilla Tea Cake With Butter Cinnamon Frosting

Makes 1x 20 cm cake

Preparation time : 15 minutes

Cooking time : 45 minutes

50 g butter softened
3/4th cup Milk (Room Temperature)
130g Caster Sugar ( Grind normal sugar in the Mixer then weigh)
1 Egg (Room Temperature)
1.5 tsp Baking Powder
170g Plain Flour
1 tsp Vanilla Essence


60g caster sugar (grind regular sugar then weigh)
40g softened butter
1tsp cinnamon ground


Preheat oven at 180 degrees C. Lightly grease and flour cake tin.

Use wooden spoon / spatula to cream together butter and sugar by hand till well combined.

Add egg to the butter-sugar mixture. Beat again till very well incorporated .

Sift flour and baking powder together.

Fold the flour and baking powder gently into the egg-butter mixture alternating with milk.

Spoon batter into the prepared cake tin.

Bake in pre-heated oven for 40 minutes or until cake is well risen and a tooth pick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.

Cool cake for 10 minutes . Remove from cake tin and let it cool completely.


Cream together softened butter and caster sugar in a bowl , add cinnamon (ground) and mix very well till everything is well combined and desired consistency has been reached.

Put frosting over cake using a spoon or pallet knife.

To finish, dust cake with some ground cinnamon.

Enjoy :))


  1. Hi Aditi, new to your space! Loved the video you made! Cheers, Suchi

    1. Hello! Thank -you so much Suchismita for leaving a comment! Glad u enjoyed the video :))

  2. loved your video and you are so amazing with it :) keep posting more.

    1. Dixya, Thank-you sweetie! will post some more soon

  3. Hi Aditi,
    Loved your video. You are a natural. Looking forward to seeing more.

    1. Thank-you Asmita! Glad you like the video ...I am so nervous in it! but so happy you think I seem natural :))

  4. hi aditi,
    i came across your new blog 2-3 days ago and had left a comment, but i dont see it here. i have seen your videos and you look stunning ! the recipes too are very interesting. all the best and keep it up. kiran mami

  5. aditiiiiiiii.....loved ur video....and am definitely gonna try this recipe soon! Love Tia