Mix all the 1st ingredients and sieve. Beat the eggs till light and fluffy. Add sugar and beat again. Mix the 4th ingredients together. Alternately add the 1st and 4th ingredients into the egg mixture and mix well.
Warm lightly the milk and the butter and add it to the cake mixture. Pour this to a greased vessel. Bake the cake in the preheated oven, 400oF, for about 20 minutes.