Butter Cake - the best butter cake recipe you'll find online. This fail-proof recipe yields sweet, buttery and rich cake that goes well with a cup of coffee or tea.
Use an electronic hand mixer or stand mixer to beat the butter and sugar until well combined or pale yellow in color. Add in the first egg. Beat well after each addition of egg until creamy. Scrape down the sides for even mixing. Add in the vanilla essence and mix well. Fold in the flour and mix well. Add in the plain yogurt or whole milk
Pour the batter into the greased baking pan. Shake it lightly to distribute the cake batter evenly. Bake until golden brown and cooked, about 40 - 50 minutes. To prevent the top of the cake from over browning, cover the top of the baking pan with a sheet of aluminum foil once the cake top is set. Use a cake tester to test doneness.
Add 2 tablespoons more butter to the recipe if you want extremely buttery cake.
Depending on the oven, it may take more than 40 minutes to bake the cake.
To prevent the top of the cake from browning too fast, cover the top of the baking pan with a sheet of aluminum foil once the cake top is set.