Tea Cake

Maida(Refined flour)  2 cups
Sugar                           2 cups
Butter                          2 cups
Eggs                            5 eggs
Vanilla essence            ½ tspn
Sunset yellow color     a pinch
Baking powder           1/3 tspn


Powder the sugar and sieve it 2-3 times to aerate it
Similarly sieve Maida with the baking powder 2-3 times separately
Break the 5 eggs and empty the contents into a bowl
In the mean time preheat the oven to 180 degrees for 15 minutes
Beat the butter using a hand or electric blender to a creamy consistency
Add powdered sugar slowly into the butter continuing to blend to the same creamy consistency
Now slowly add the egg one by one and continue to blend
Slowly fold the aerated maida into the mixture and blend for a minute
Now add the vanilla essence and the color and blend the color uniformly
Grease the bake tray with butter/oil lined with a butter paper and empty the cake mix into it
Bake at 180 degrees for 45-50 minutes
Cake can be served with or without icing

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