Delicious Classic Vanilla Cake Recipe – Simple and Easy to Follow!

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This article will provide a simple classic white cake recipe that you can use to make a delicious vanilla cake. This recipe is easy to follow and yields a moist, fluffy, and flavorful cake that you can use for any occasion.


– 3 cups all-purpose flour
– 2 teaspoons baking powder
– ½ teaspoon baking soda
– ½ teaspoon salt
– 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
– 2 cups granulated sugar
– 4 large eggs, at room temperature
– 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
– 1 cup buttermilk


1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease two 8-inch round cake pans with butter and line the bottoms with parchment paper.

2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

3. In a large bowl, beat together the butter and sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.

4. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add the vanilla extract and mix until combined.

5. With the mixer on low speed, add the dry ingredients in three additions, alternating with the buttermilk and ending with the dry ingredients.

6. Divide the batter evenly between the prepared pans and smooth the tops. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

7. Let the cakes cool in the pans for 10 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack to cool completely.

Enjoy your delicious classic vanilla cake!

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