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French Butter Cake

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French Butter Cake
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Health Score:
4,5 / 10
Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr 20 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

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1
Ingredients
5 egg yolks (beaten)
1 cup superfine caster sugar
1 cup lightly Salted butter (melted)
½ tsp vanilla extract
12 ozs all-purpose flour (plus extra for dusting)

Preparation steps

1.

Preheat the oven to 180°C (160° fan) 350°F. Butter a 23 cm / 9" cake tin and dust with flour.

2.
Set aside 1 tablespoonful egg yolks to glaze the cake.
3.
Whisk together the egg yolks and sugar until the mixture is pale and thick. Gradually whisk in the butter, a little at a time and the vanilla.
4.
Sift in the flour and stir until incorporated.
5.

Spoon into the tin and smooth it out evenly. Brush with the reserved egg yolk. Make a criss cross pattern over the top.

6.
Bake for about 50-60 minutes until golden. Cool in the tin.