The Easiest Vanilla Cake Recipe

So yea, I amĀ new to baking…and cake decoration. Till now I.hav only depended on Boxed cake mixes but I feel I need to learn to make some cakes from scratch before moving on to decoration.

I opted to try our family favourite, vanilla cake, first. I tried a few different recipes of vanilla cake over the last 10 days and the following recipe turned put to be the best.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 cup butter at room temperature
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs at room temperature
  • 1 cup buttermilk at room temperature
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Simple Buttercream icing

Method

  1. Pre heat oven at 180 C and prepare the baking pan.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Whisk and keep asida.
  3. In another bowl, beat butter till fluffy. Add sugar and mix until combined.
  4. Add eggs one by one and mix well.
  5. Add flour mixture and eggs into the butter mixture, alternatively. Combine them all properly.
  6. Add vanilla extract and mix thoroughly.
  7. Pour into pan and bake for 30-35 minutes (when toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the middle of the cake.
  8. Let it cool for 10-15 min before covering it with simple buttercream icing.
  9. Enjoy with tea or coffee.

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The recipe is easy and fool proof. The cake came out soft and absolutely delicious. Highly recommended!

 

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