Basic Cake

(from Peachblossm’s recipe box)

I use this for everything from bar cakes, cupcakes, to this cake. I add cocoa to it for chocolate cake, orange zest for orange cake. It’s the recipe my Mum has used all her married life and the first cake I ever cooked. It’s the best


Categories: Cake, dessert


  • 1 and a half cups of Self Raising Flour
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 125g (4 oz) butter, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract.


  1. Preheat oven to 180oC conventional or 160oC fan-forced.

  2. Put all ingredients in a bowl and beat on medium speed for five minutes. That’s it.

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