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Vanilla Loaf Cake recipe

Vanilla Loaf Cake Recipe

A delightful and moist vanilla loaf cake that's simple to make and lovely to eat. Perfect for any occasion, from picnics to afternoon tea.





  • Step 1.

    Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius and line a loaf tin with baking paper.
  • Step 2.

    In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until it's light and fluffy.
  • Step 3.

    Beat in the eggs one at a time, followed by the vanilla extract.
  • Step 4.

    In another bowl, mix together the self-raising flour and baking powder.
  • Step 5.

    Gradually add the dry mixture into the creamed mixture, alternating with the milk. Mix just until combined.
  • Step 6.

    Pour the batter into the prepared loaf tin and smooth the top.
  • Step 7.

    Bake for about 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  • Step 8.

    Allow the cake to cool in the tin for 10 minutes, then turn it out onto a wire rack to cool completely.


  1. 180 gUnsalted butter, softened

  2. 180 gCaster sugar

  3. 3 Large eggs

  4. 2 tspVanilla extract

  5. 165 gSelf-raising flour

  6. 1.5 tspBaking powder

  7. 60 mlMilk

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