October 9, 2018

Vanilla Spice Cake

One of my all-time favorite light tea cake with an aroma that takes me back to my childhood memories.

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This is a moist and light Gluten-free vanilla cake with a hint of flavor from nutmeg and cardamom. Best to be had with tea or coffee.IMG_3397

VANILLA SPICE CAKE (nutmeg & cardamom)

Course: Dessert/ Snack

Yield: 8 servings

Baking time: 35- 40 mins
INGREDIENTS

  1. Gluten-free All-purpose flour- 1 1/2 cup
  2. Fresh ground Cardamom- 1 tsp
  3. Nutmeg powder-1/2 tsp
  4. Room temp Eggs- 3
  5. Baking soda-1/4 tsp
  6. Baking Powder- 11/4 tsp
  7. Salt-1/2 Tsp
  8. Unsalted Butter(at room temp)-1/2 cup
  9. Castor or Cane sugar- 3/4 cup
  10. Vanilla Extract- 1 tsp.
  11. Milk/Full fat Yogurt-1/2 cup
  12. Confectionery Sugar- 1/2 cup for dusting

DIRECTION

  • In a large mixing bowl/ stand mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until  light and pale.
  • Add in the eggs one at a time and beat well to get a fluffy mixture.
  • Now add the vanilla extract and milk(/yogurt) into the mixture and combine well.
  • Sieve together the flour, spices, salt, baking powder and baking soda into the wet mixture in 2 parts and fold gently.
  • Do not over mix the batter.
  • Pour the cake batter into the prepared dish and bake at 350°F for about 35 mins or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  • Transfer the cake tin onto a wire rack and let it cool.
  • Dust the cake with confectioners sugar, slice and enjoy along with a cup of tea!
  • You can also serve this cake with light whipped cream and fresh berries.

 

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About Jia Ann

Passionate about cooking. Love experimenting with recipes in my kitchen...learning in progress! My interest in cooking is greatly influenced by my Mom and my foodie hubby.

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