Thursday, June 6, 2013

Recipe: Butter Cake

Recipe from RasaMalaysia

2 and 1/3 stick (250g) unsalted butter, at room temperature
7 oz (200g) plain flour/all purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
7 oz (200g) castor sugar
4 eggs
½ tsp salt
4 tablespoons fresh milk or yogurt
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
2. Lightly grease the pan with some butter.
3. Mix the flour and the baking powder together and sieve. Add in salt and mix well. Set aside.
4. Use an electronic beater to mix butter and sugar until well combined or pale yellow in color. (Note: Sugar has not dissolved yet).
5. Add in the first egg. Beat well after each addition of egg until creamy.
6. Scrape down the sides for even mixing.
7. Add in vanilla essence and mix well.
8. Fold in the flour into the mixture and mix well.
9. Finally, add in the milk/yogurt.
10. Pour the mixture into the greased baking pan. Shake it lightly to distribute cake mixture evenly.
11. Bake until golden brown and cooked, about 40 minutes. Use a cake tester to test if it’s cooked.
12. Remove it from the oven and let cool on the wire rack for another 5 minutes. Serve warm.

Monday, June 3, 2013

Happening June 2013

1 June 2013: Bukit Tinggi

2 June 2013: Commuter & Ferry rides to Pulau Ketam

8 June 2013: Sekinchan paddy field & seafood, Kuala Selangor fire flies (with papa, mama, Rena-yi, Kadyn and 4-yi's family)

15 June 2013: Watched Epic in a freezing cold cinema! Great film!
23 June 2013: Watched Man of Steel...bored with the never ending fight : (

29 June 2013: Ern Nee's Sports Day

*At the end of the day, June 2013 was not so happening! Singapore, Melaka and Selangor were seriously affected by the annual haze pollution caused by burning activities in Sumatra, leaving us with very limited outdoor activities for the weekends getaway! Shoo shoo, go bad bad haze!
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