Tutorials

HOW TO MAKE A NIGERIAN CAKE

SKILL LEVEL - BEGINNER

 

This signature sturdy Nigerian cake is one I always enjoy eating even without buttercream. It’s so delicious, moist & firmer than the American moist cake. A lot of Nigerians prefer this cake more than the American cake.

 

20:58 MINUTES OF INSTRUCTION

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

You will learn how to bake a Nigerian cake

You will learn how to smoothly remove cake from pan

 

TUTORIAL CHAPTERS

Introduction of ingredients - 0:12

Lining pans with butter & flour - 2:08

Cream margarine & sugar - 4:33

Adding in flour & egg mixture - 10:21

Pouring in batter into pans - 16:59

Bringing baked cake out of pan - 19:04

 

INGREDIENTS

680g margarine

2 cups sugar

10 eggs

5 cups flour

1 Tbsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

1 small pinch nutmeg

1 capful vanilla essence

1 capful butterscotch

1 cup milk

1 tsp oil

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Measure out all ingredients

Sift flour 2 times to incorporate air

Put all dry ingredients together

Break eggs into a bowl & beat. Add flavors, milk & oil into eggs.

Cream margarine and sugar in mixing bowl until creamy and fluffy

Add half of your egg mixture to the cream. Mix in on low speed

Add half of flour gradually, folding in on low speed

Add remaining egg and mix -Add remaining flour and mix

Grease pan and dust with flour

Pour in cake batter

Preheat oven at 350F -Check after 30 mins for a small cake, or after 1 hour for a large cake.

Keep checking until cake is baked.

Check by using a skewer stick. When it comes out clean, it’s ready.

 

P.S- You can purchase the vanilla essence & butterscotch flavor in the shop section of this site.

HOW TO MAKE VANILLA BUTTER CREAM

VANILLA BUTTERCREAM INGREDIENTS 

-1/2 cup unsalted butter (softened-room temperature)
-2 cups confectioners sugar
-2 Tablespoon milk (room temperature)
-1 teaspoon vanilla extract