Whisk eggs and sugar for A LONG time. It must be very light (in colour) and airy.
Sift the flour even if takes time. Note the difference in consistency. You're adding air!
It's the reverse with the rest of the ingredients. Whisk (slowly) only till ingredients come together.
Nice and fluffy finished cake. In case you're wondering, this one is a lemon drizzle cake, but tricks work for all cakes with sugar-eggs-flour.
- Any cake w eggs, sugar, flour