Cake Baking Tip Guide

Cakes are made with love and effort. Every celebration that happens in your house is not complete without cakes. Homemade cakes recipes are easy to bake and your family and friends will surely love it.

There are cake baking tips that is easy on the budget and you can do it yourself. Try these homemade cakes recipes for the perfect occasion. how to clean oven with



  1. Plain flour – 125 grams
  2. Caster sugar – 165 grams
  3. Unsweetened cocoa powder – 6 tbsp.
  4. Semi skimmed milk – 4 fl. Oz.
  5. Baking powder – 2 tsp.
  6. Salt – 1/4 tsp
  7. Safflower oil – 2 tbsp.
  8. Light brown sugar – 6 tbsp.
  9. Vanilla extract – 1 1/2 tsp.
  10. Icing sugar – 1 tbsp.
  11. Shelled walnuts, chopped – 1 oz.

Baking procedure:
a. Lightly butter a 23 cm. pie dish and dust it with cocoa powder.
b. In a bowl, sift together 100g of the caster sugar, flour, salt, 3 tablespoons cocoa powder and baking powder.
c. Add milk, oil and 1 tsp. vanilla extract then stir to combine all dry ingredients.
d. Stir in the walnuts and spread the cake batter evenly in the pie dish.
e. Mix the remaining caster sugar, 3 tbsp cocoa powder and brown sugar.
f. Stir the remaining 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract and 8 fl oz. water. Pour the liquid mixture in the pie dish.
g. Bake the cake in a pre heated oven at 375 Fahrenheit for about 20 minutes.
h. Sift the icing sugar before serving. Serves 10

Another mouth watering cake recipe is the COFFEE SPONGE CAKE


  1. 1 tbsp. instant coffee
  2. 1 cup boiling water
  3. 2 cups flour
  4. 3 tsp. baking powder
  5. 1/2 tsp. salt
  6. 6 eggs egg white and egg yolk separated
  7. 1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
  8. 2 cups sugar
  9. 1 tsp. vanilla

a. Dissolve coffee in boiling water and set aside to cool
b. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt then set aside
c. Beat the egg white and cream of tartar until soft then add 1/2 cup sugar; 2 tbsp. one at a time beating constantly. Continue beating until it is very stiff then set aside
d. Beat the egg yolk until well blended; gradually adding all ingredients alternately with coffee. Beat for 5 minutes in high speed
e. Pour into greased pan. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 50 minutes or until done.