A simple, delicious cake - we give you step by step instructions to make it speedy! Yes it uses measuring cups not scales - this makes it faster in our experience. However, sets of cups are easy and cheap to buy try any large supermarket or cook shop - and as a lot of US and Canadian recipes use them, it's worth getting a set.
GET YOUR KIT OUT
For beginner or unconfident cooks, this is a really useful tip. Seriously... get everything you need, equipment AND ingredients. It makes cooking so much easier and enjoyable.
GLUTEN OR WHEAT-FREE?
Replace flour and baking powder with g-f or w-f equivalents, eg Dove's Farm brand
Use a soya free margarine eg Pure Sunflower; Biona or other vegan types that don't contain it and use another type of plant milk, eg almond, coconut, hemp or rice