Vanilla cake


  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups light brown sugar (this imparts a pleasant caramel taste)
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter, slightly softened and cut into chunks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 4 tablespoons of milk
  • 2 cups flour
  • ⅓ of a cup of almond flour


  1. Preheat oven to 140°C. Lightly grease and flour a 10" springform pan.
  2. Beat eggs and sugar together for a few minutes, until the mix has turned a pale yellow.
  3. Add butter and extracts and beat for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the milk and salt and mix for another 30 seconds.
  5. Stir in the flours and baking powder. Pour into greased pan.
  6. Optionally, dust the top with sugar and spice prior to baking.
  7. Bake for a little over an hour.
  8. Allow to cool, then put cake in head.