Delicious Classic Cake Recipes – Simple White Cake and Vanilla Cake Recipe

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Making a delicious cake doesn’t have to be hard. There are plenty of simple classic cake recipes that are sure to please. This simple white cake recipe is a great place to start.


– 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
– 1 ½ cups granulated sugar
– 3 teaspoons baking powder
– 1 teaspoon salt
– ½ cup butter, at room temperature
– 1 cup milk
– 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
– 2 egg whites


1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 9-inch round cake pan.

2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.

3. Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk, vanilla extract, and egg whites.

5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.

6. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

7. Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack to cool completely.

8. Slice and serve. Enjoy!

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