Blue Ribbon Recipe
125g Margarine (½ cup)250ml Castor Sugar (1 Cup) 2 Eggs Grated rind of 1 Lemon 5ml Vanilla Essence (1 Teaspoon) 500ml Cake Flour (2 Cups) 10ml Baking Powder (2 teaspoon) 250ml Milk (1 Cup)
Cream Margarine and Sugar until light and fluffy ~Beat in the eggs,Lemon Rind and Vanilla essence ~Sift flour and Baking powder together and mix into the creamed mixture alternately with the milk ~Pour into a greased 23cm (9inch) loaf tin and bake at 180 degrees (350 F) for ± 1 hour *.
Variation: Cherry Cake Add 250ml (1Cup) cherries, chopped to the cake mixture and fold in.
INFO & TIPS
Personal Note : this is a flop proof recipe and turns out perfect every time. I leave out the Lemon Rinds and substitute with 1/2 cap of Lemon Essence. Divine