3 large eggs
225g flour
225g butter
225g sugar
1 1/2 tspn baking powder
4 tbsp milk
Grated rind of 1 lime or 1/2 a lime
1/4 tspn cardamom powder
1 tspn vanilla
Sri Lankan Butter Cake Recipe

Cooking Method

Sieve the flour and baking powder together and set aside.
Cream the butter and sugar together. Seperate the yolks of eggs and add one at a time.
Whisk white till very stiff. Fold in a little flour, and a little white of egg to the mixture alternately until all is lightly blended.
Add milk, vanilla, powdered cardamoms and grated lime rind.
Bake in a moderate oven (350 F) for about 30 minutes. Test before removing from oven.