Bake a Delicious Classic White Cake with This Simple Recipe

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Making a classic white cake is a time-honored tradition for many households. Here’s a simple recipe to get you started!


– 2 ½ cups of all-purpose flour
– 1 ½ cups of sugar
– 2 ½ teaspoons of baking powder
– 1 teaspoon of salt
– 1 cup of milk
– ½ cup of vegetable oil
– 3 large eggs
– 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract


1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2. Grease and flour a 9-inch round cake pan.

3. In a large bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.

4. In a separate bowl, mix together the milk, vegetable oil, eggs, and vanilla extract until smooth.

5. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Do not overmix.

6. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan.

7. Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.

8. Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then turn it out onto a plate or cooling rack to cool completely.

Enjoy your freshly baked classic white cake!

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