Get To Know Your Oven - Electrolux Mercury 4U600 User's Manual And Installation Instructions

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Get to know your oven

Get to know your new oven with this
'Simple Test Cake'
Although we strive for a perfect performing oven, it's possible
that there will be some variation in colour when baking.
therefore, we suggest this simple, easy and delicious to make
simple test Cake, it can help you understand your new oven.
All ovens do sometimes have hot or cold spots, therefore it
is important to judge with your eye as you may require to
rotate during baking.
'Simple Test Cake'
125g butter, softened to room temperature
1 cup caster sugar
1 teaspoon pure vanilla essence
4 large eggs
2 cups self-raising flour
pinch of salt
4 tablespoons (80mL) full-cream milk
1. Butter base and sides of two, 20cm straight-sided round
or square cake pans. then line the base with grease proof
or baking paper.
2. Preheat oven to moderate '180ºC' (170ºC fan forced)
and ensure oven shelf is in the centre position of oven.
3. Cream softened butter and sugar until light in colour.
4. Add vanilla essence.
5. then eggs on at a time, beating well after each addition.
6. sift flour and salt into the mixture and beat until well
7. Add milk and beat or stir to combine.
8. spoon mixture equally between prepared cake pans.
9. Bake in preheated oven, middle shelf for about 25 to 35
minutes or until when tested with a fine cake skewer it
comes out clean or the edges of the cakes have come
away slightly from the sides of the cake pans.
10. Remove from oven to wire cake rack and rest for
5 minutes before removing from cake pans. Cool
to serve: sandwich together with your favourite jam or
conserve, and dust top with pure icing sugar.
foot note: if desired substitute butter for either
margarine or olive oil spread.
Recipe is based on the Australian standard metric 250mL cup
and 20mL tablespoon sets.
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