Easy Vanilla Cake Recipe – Delicious and Simple!

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This is a great recipe for a classic simple white cake, perfect for any occasion! Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, anniversary, or just want something sweet, this is the perfect option. The ingredients are easy to find and the steps are simple to follow.

To make this classic simple white cake you will need the following ingredients:

– 2 ½ cups of all-purpose flour
– 2 teaspoons of baking powder
– ¼ teaspoon of salt
– 1 cup (2 sticks) of unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
– 1 ½ cups of granulated sugar
– 4 large eggs, room temperature
– 1 cup of whole milk, room temperature
– 2 teaspoons of pure vanilla extract


1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 9-inch cake pans.

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

3. In a large bowl, beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

4.Add in the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

5.Add in the vanilla extract.

6.Alternately add the dry ingredients and the milk, beginning and ending with the dry ingredients.

7. Evenly divide the batter between the two cake pans.

8. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.

9. Allow the cakes to cool for 10 minutes before inverting onto a wire cooling rack.

10. Allow the cakes to cool completely before frosting and serving.


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