• 46 Ratings

This easy Yellow Cake recipe features only the classic cake ingredients you need for stellar results--and nothing extra. Once you try this homemade cake recipe, you'll never opt for the boxed version again.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Grease and lightly flour two 8x1-1/2-inch or 9x1-1/2-inch round baking pans or grease one 13x9x2-inch baking pan; set pan(s) aside. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside.

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  • In a large mixing bowl beat butter or margarine with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar and vanilla; beat until well combined. Add eggs, one at a time, beating 1 minute after each. Add dry mixture and milk alternately to beaten mixture, beating on low speed after each addition just till combined. Pour batter into the prepared pan(s).

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  • Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until a wooden toothpick comes out clean. Cool layer cakes in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes. Remove layer cakes from pans. Cool thoroughly on racks. Or, place 13x9-inch cake in pan on a wire rack; cool thoroughly. Frost with desired frosting. Makes 12 servings.

Yellow Cupcakes:

To make cupcakes, grease and lightly flour thirty 2-1/2-inch muffin cups or line with paper baking cups. Prepare cake as directed in Step 2. Fill each cup half full. Bake in preheated oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted in center of a cupcake comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Makes 30 cupcakes.

Nutrition Facts

316 calories; 12 g total fat; 7 g saturated fat; 65 mg cholesterol; 292 mg sodium. 49 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 4 g protein; 124 RE vitamin a; 0 mg vitamin c; 91 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

Reviews

46 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 20
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 9
  • 2 star values: 7
  • 1 star values: 5