Ash's Ribbon Cake


(better to make x2 quantity, when making 3 cakes, if making 2, x1.5 quantity will do.)(With 1.5 quantity batter you can make two 1 kg cakes)

250g Butter
4 Eggs
250g Sugar
225g Flour
1/4 Cup Thick Milk (condensed milk or cream)
2 level teaspoons Baking Powder
1 teaspoon Vanilla Essence and a bit more :)
1 teaspoon of Almond Essence

Icing: 1 (227 g)Cup Butter
1 ( 450 g) pound Icing Sugar
1 tablespoon Milk
1 drop of Almond Essence (I use more than a drop :) )


Beat Butter and Sugar until soft and creamy. Add eggs one by one. Add Vanilla and Almond Essence and mix well. Sift flour with Baking Power. Add flour gradually in small quantities and mix well. Add Milk. Divide the mixture into three portions and colour with pink, green and yellow very lightly.

Grease the pan with Butter and cover with flour. Bake the layers  separately for 20 minutes at 180/200 C degrees.

Icing Beat Butter and Icing sugar (add sugar gradually) until soft and creamy. Add Milk, Almond Essence or Vanilla Essence and beat further. Colour the icing mixture with a desired colour.