Friday, May 25, 2012

Mrs NgSK's Butter Cake

It's on Wendy's blog and also on Peng's blog!
I love the look of the butter cake.
I haven't baked a butter cake for a long, long, long time.
B'cos there wasn't a demand for it!
My recipe is almost, almost similar to Mrs Ng's.
But I decided to try hers!
All went well except for............
There's a story behind the disastrous result!
Shame on me, playing the blame game!
But it wasn't entirely disastrous!
It tasted good....soft.....flavourful.....and
my hubby says it's good!
Oh yes! The story:
It always happens when the phone rings at the moment when you are doing something that requires some focus! Well, it did happen to me! Just as I was cranking up my oven to preheat, the phone rang!
Okay, it's only preheating, no harm done? But it did! My oven temperature was preheated at 220 deg C!
 I only realised that something was wrong when the cake began to smell nice after a mere 5 minutes!
A quick check showed an almost brown top! My eyes shifted to the temperature knob! Oh my gosh! I couldn't believe what a boo-boo I had done! Barely ten minutes in the oven, I took the risk, quick as lightning, I slipped in an aluminium foil to cover the top. Whew! Saved by the gong, I thought so!
Alas, when it was almost time to put in the skewer to check, to my horror, the top of the cake was stuck to the foil. Very gingerly, I tried to remove it but I snagged the top. Grrrrrrr..... I was angry with myself!

Just look at those "fault" lines! Haha! Fortunately no tsunami!

 After a bite, I was appeased!

Standing tall and proud?

 My thanks to Wendy for sharing and if you are reading this, please send my compliments to Mrs NgSK.


  1. Looks like this cake is getting popular.... no tsunami, ha, ha!

  2. Sometime it happened to me too..luckily your cake still turn out nicely, now I start to crave for my old fashion butter cake which the recipe almost the same like this recipe.

  3. Nvm... since u liked this too, can always bake this again.
    Share it with friends :)

    I think I will be seeing Mrs Ng in 2 week's time. Can't wait to give her lots of feedback.

  4. Phew ... the cake turned out pretty ok!

  5. I always love a good butter cake. Yours look very moist and delicious. I don't mind the crack. I will eat all :D Would be so good with a cup of milk...mmm

  6. I too like the look of this cake very much, so yellow and bright1 Must try baking it one day.

  7. As long as its edible, who cares right? Your cake still looks very good.

  8. The cake looks great!
    I've always wanted to make a butter cake.

  9. Yes, talking about being called on the phone at the wrong time! I have experienced that before and many times, my dishes are overcooked because of that :O

  10. It has been a long time since I baked a butter cake. Thanks for the reminder. Using the wrong temperature happened to me many times too. LOL! You caught it in time. your cake looks good.

  11. this is a wonderful all-time favorite cake! i could gobble down a few pieces. yum!


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