Basic Vanilla Cake Recipe | Yummly

Basic Vanilla Cake

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Chef Daniella: "Perfectly fluffy and moist cake. Would highly adv…" Read More
8Ingredients
55Minutes
320Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 cups cake flour (sifted)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
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    NutritionView More

    320Calories
    Sodium8% DV200mg
    Fat20% DV13g
    Protein8% DV4g
    Carbs15% DV46g
    Fiber2% DV<1g
    Calories320Calories from Fat120
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat13g20%
    Saturated Fat8g40%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol85mg28%
    Sodium200mg8%
    Potassium70mg2%
    Protein4g8%
    Calories from Fat120
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate46g15%
    Dietary Fiber<1g2%
    Sugars26g52%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C
    Calcium10%
    Iron10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(76)

    Chef Daniella a month ago
    Perfectly fluffy and moist cake. Would highly advise to sofen the buter in the microwave for 30 seconds before beeting it up.
    VersatileFoodLover 2 months ago
    really soft and moist
    Robert 3 months ago
    Its really good💕 Def doing again
    Cookies 4 months ago
    Great I would make it again
    vani kalra 4 months ago
    It turned out great. i didnt have cake flour so i added corn flour to my regular flour and it turned out just fine and a big hit with the family
    Annie Weisfeld 5 months ago
    I made this cake thinking it would be at least two layers. It made one measly layer. The directions tell you nothing at all. DO NOT USE THIS RECIPE.
    Boudreau 5 months ago
    I made this vanilla cake with an all-purpose gluten-free flour and obtained delicious results. Good for birthday cakes. I used a greased bundt pan and the cake was ready in 30 minutes.
    Morteza Ahmadi 5 months ago
    Tastes good, altho could be better with more sugar. I got creative and added some coconut powder to the mix.
    Yummy Time 5 months ago
    Love it very tasty and was fairly quick to make!
    Kendall 6 months ago
    The cake is too puffy and you have to Improv to make it look so called like “ damp sand " otherwise it was really good and loved the cake
    Nada A 6 months ago
    Made cupcakes instead of a cake. The Recipe was easy to follow tasted good would try to make it again.
    Lauren Dacorro 6 months ago
    Taste and texture was good. But next time I'll use parchment paper since the sides caught and burnt.
    Yassmin Gomez 8 months ago
    Though it looked like cake, it certainly did not taste like it. The consistency was dence, the vanilla flavor was not really there either. I'll try it once more, perhaps add a 1/2 tsp more of Vanilla.
    Joy 8 months ago
    Came out beautifully willvmake again
    Richards 8 months ago
    mine would gave turned out fine however we placed it on the bottom rack on accident. it was terrible. i remade the following week and put it on the correct rack and it was fabulous!
    Aubrey 8 months ago
    Worst cake I ever made. Put in for minimum time in directions and was way overcooked. Will NOT be making again. If I didn’t have to put at least one star, I’d give it zero.
    Richard B 9 months ago
    Perfectly spongy and the level of moisture was just what you want in a basic vanilla cake. If you are looking to graduate to the world of cake baking this is a great place to begin your journey.
    Abigail 10 months ago
    Amazing, very delicious👍
    Diana Santos-Huynh 10 months ago
    so easy to make and very tasty.
    I replaced the whole milk with unsweetened whole fat coconut milk, it’s in the oven.. I’ll update later
    Gregg a year ago
    it tasted good, but was very overdone at 25 min with the same sized pan and anout of ingredients.
    Kriti Bhatia a year ago
    Followed the measurement as directed, found the batter thicker so add some more milk to get the right consistency. Took roughly 50 mins to bake. Adding pics.
    Banarer a year ago
    Except for the fact that the top and edges of the cake burned, it was delicious.
    Sweet Bake a year ago
    Good, I suggest adding a hint of more milk to make the batter creamy and the cake moist. Other than that great flavor and delicious.
    Tanja Willis a year ago
    it turned out quite well
    Nicole Sprintall a year ago
    Hated it! Messiest method of any cake I’ve ever made. Flour mix goes everywhere
    Osa Dada a year ago
    Moist vanilla cake I'll be making it again
    My first non box cake...Ever! It’s was very good
    kaye ndhlovu a year ago
    Will definitely be making this again.so good.
    Piotrowicz a year ago
    Very fluffy and the taste is just amazing! My entire family loved it! The only thing is not to keep it too long in the oven, i kept it in for about 32 minutes and it got a little burned, but it was still delicious. Totally Recommend 😊

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