Easy Homemade Vanilla Cake from Scratch

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Easy Homemade Vanilla Cake from Scratch

Learn how to make a homemade vanilla cake from scratch step by step by Cookies Cupcakes and Cardio

Part 1: Easy Homemade Vanilla Cake from Scratch

In this video we’ll show you how to make a simple homemade vanilla cake from scratch.

This recipe makes 4 cups of batter.

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour (270 grams)
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/3 cups granulated sugar (265 grams)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter (120 grams)
  • 1 cup milk (1%, 2% or skim) (0.237 liters)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • Bake at 350 F for 30-35 minutes

How to make

  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine the dry ingredients.
  2. Add the butter cut into small cubes, a few cubes at a time, and mix until the batter appears grainy with a sand-like texture to it.
  3. Next, add the eggs and mix until just combined. Slowly add the milk and the vanilla.
    Grease two 9″ round cake pans or one 9″x13″ cake pan at 350F for 30-35 or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  4. Allow to cool in the pan for 5-10 minutes, remove from pan, and cool completely on a wire wrack. Frost as desired.

Easy Homemade Vanilla Cake from Scratch

Part 2 (Filling a Cake)

In this video, we’ll show you how to easily fill and torte a cake using an easy chocolate ganache recipe.

Simple Chocolate Ganache:

  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream (whipping cream)
  • 1 1/4 cups chocolate chips (8 ounces)

How to Fill & Torte a Cake: Simple Chocolate Ganache Recipe

Part 3 (How to Frost a Cake with Homemade Buttercream)

In this video, we’ll show you how to make vanilla buttercream for icing (frosting) a cake and how to apply the buttercream to the cake.

Simple Vanilla Buttercream Recipe:

  • ½ cup butter (120g)
  • 3 cups icing sugar (300g)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla (10mL)
  • 4 tablespoons milk (60mL) OR LESS

How to Frost a Cake with Homemade Buttercream Recipe


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