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Classic Yellow Cake

Servings: Makes a (9-inch) 2-layer cake
Classic yellow cake, everyones's favorite. Great cake for a birthday with buttercream or chocolate fudge frosting.

*Note: See recipe for Buttercream Frosting on this website under the Frostings category.

3 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cup butter, softened
4 eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 cup milk

Heat oven to 350°F (180°C). Grease and flour 2 (9-inch) round baking pans. Set aside.

Stir together flour, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Set aside.

Beat sugar and butter in large mixer bowl at medium speed, scraping bowl occasionally, until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla. Reduce speed to low. Add flour mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition just until mixed.

Divide batter evenly between prepared pans. Bake for 29 to 34 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool on wire racks 10 minutes. Loosen edge of cake by running knife around inside edge. Carefully remove cake from pan; cool completely.

Prepare your favorite frosting. Frost cake.

Makes a (9-inch) 2-layer cake, 12 servings.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving without frosting)
Calories: 350
Fat: 13 g
Cholesterol: 100 mg
Sodium: 270 mg
Carbohydrates: 50 g
Dietary Fiber: 1 g
Protein: 6 g

Date: May 16, 2003