- 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 6 tbsp butter
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup milk
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Sift flour,baking powder and
salt into a bowl and set aside. In another bowl cream butter
and sugar until smooth and creamy. Add eggs and vanilla
extract and beat them in. Add milk,alternating with flour mixture
and beat for 2-3 minutes until the batter is uniform. Pour batter
into two 9 inch greased cake pans. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until
a tooth pick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
For The Vanilla Custard
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 1/2 tbsp cornstarch
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 3/4 cups milk
- 1 egg beaten
- 1/2 tbsp butter
- 3/4 tsp vanilla extract
Mix sugar,cornstarch and salt together in a sauce pan. Place the pan
over medium heat and gradually add milk,cooking and stirring with
a whisk for 3- 4 minutes or until the mixture is thick. Gradually add
about a cup of hot mixture to beaten eggs. Return mixture to the pan.
Cook for about 2 minutes at low heat,do not let the mixture to boil.
Remove from heat and add butter. Let mixture cool completely ,
when cold stir in vanilla extract. Place one of the cake layers on a
cake plate,top with custard and then the other cake layer.Drizzle
chocolate ganache over the cake and gently spread on top.