self raising flour 2 1/2 cup
butter 1 cup
sugar 1 1/4 cup
baking soda 1/4 tsp
buttermilk 1 cup
beat butter nicely
add sugar &mix until you get nice creamy consistency
then add egg one by one mix throughly
then add vanilla essence, baking soda&food colour &mix well
now add flour & buttermilk alternately
mix very slowly(dont over mix in this stage)
pour in to the prepared pan & bake for 45-50 mts or until its done( tooth pick comes out clean when you check) in a 160 degree preheated oven.
after 10 mts take out from the pan &allow to cool in a wire rack
eat as it is or decorate as you like.