I followed each and every step which was given in vallis recipe and it turned out perfect . Im happy to post it in my blog too…Thanks valli for this wonderful recipe , I leanrt a lot in mixing and baking also .My family enjoyed the cake and loved it very much.
All purpose flour 2cup
Icing sugar 2cup
Baking powder 2tsp
Salt to taste
Butter 1 ½ cup
Egg white 4no
Vanilla essence 1 tsp
Sieve the flour along with baking powder, salt in a bowl and keep aside. Separate the egg whites and Beat well till it is foamy. Get the butter to room temperature and beat well using a spatula until it turns really soft. After the butter become soft , add the icing sugar and continue beating it , till you see the butter turning soft. When u see the butter turning soft, add half of the egg whites. Mix everything well slowly. Now take a cake making tin, Grease it with butter and dust it with flour.
Now, add the flour and gently fold it in one direction. Add the rest of the egg white mixture. At last add the remaining flour. Slowly fold everything together.
Pre-heat the oven at 190 degree C. Pour the batter into greased cake tin. Bake for about 30 – 35 min minutes till cake is done. We can use a knife to check whether the cake is done by inserting it in the center, the knife should come out clean. Invert the pan and cool it for some time .
Remove the cake from the pan once it is cooled Slice it into small pieces. Serve it with tea.