Ribbon Cake/Bakery Style Ribbon Cake Recipe

Ribbon Cake is soft and delicious cake .Ribbon cake / bakery style ribbon cake is very popular tea time cake .We make this quite often for rosaries or birthdays .The texture of this Ribbon Cake is super soft and taste very delicious .Ribbon cake is a perfect tea time cake ,enjoy it with your cuppa or serve as a snack .

Ribbon Cake was a childhood favourite .My mom and aunts often made this for rosaries or for any gatherings in the family  .Made this recently for a rosary at my place .It was loved by all many asked for the recipe so thought of sharing it here.The recipe is pretty simple and the ingredients are all available in the pantry..

1 cup and 3 /4  cup all purpose flour /maida
2 cups powdered sugar
200 gm  butter softened
4 eggs at room temperature
1/4 cup milk
2 tsp vanilla essence
1 1/4 tsp baking powder
few drops of pink and green colour

bakey syle ribbon cake

  • Grease a 9 inch cake tin or a 9 inch loaf and 6 inch cake pan  ,line it with parchment or baking paper .
  • Preheat the oven for 20 min at 180 degree Celsius.
  • Sieve the flour and baking powder and keep aside.
  • In a bowl take butter ad sugar and whisk till creamy.
  • Add eggs and vanilla essence and beat for 2 to 3 min till all mixed well.

  • Add milk and beat .
  • Fold in flour with a spatula or beat on the lowest speed till all mix well.
  • Remove 1/4 cup batter each in 2 bowls and add pink and green colour to each.
  • Mix well with a spoon .

  • Pour the white batter in the pan then layer with pink 
  • then add the white layer and lastly with the green 

  • Tap the pan to remove any air bubbles .
  • Bake at 180 degree Celsius  for 45 min or till skewer comes out clean 
  • Let the cake cool completely before slicing.
  • Slice and enjoy it with cup of coffee or tea.

  • I have used a loaf pan and a 6 inch pan you may bake it in a 9 inch square pan too.
  • You can add pineapple or rose essence as well ,i do that at times 
  • if using unsalted butter add 1/4 tsp salt while sifting the flour.
  • My 1 cup measures 250ml.

  • For those still having problem in converting here is measurement used in grams 
  • 190 gram flour 
  • Approx 200 to 220 grams powdered sugar 

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  1. Lovely cake.. Looks delicious.. One query. . The cup measure is 200 ml or 250 ml cup?

  2. Thank you so much

  3. This is a famous cake in our part mostly served during weddings as evening snack...Yummy!

  4. I love how beautiful the cake looks with those gorgeous colors... very pretty ribbons!

  5. 1 cup flour means hw many grms

  6. Measurement in grams please sugar and flour please

  7. Approx 190 gram flour and 200 to 220 gm powdered sugar

  8. HI Gloria,
    WHat a beautiful blog you have, the name itself is so catchy ;-) First time here and I loved going over some of the recipes and thoughts you've shared here.
    I love to bake as well and these ribbon cakes look so damn good. Gotta try it soon.
    Hope to see you around.

  9. can we make it eggless what to replace with