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Moist yellow cakes

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1422 · 50 minutes · After trying different cake recipes that I thought were too dry, I decided to try making up one of my own.

8 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 8 Egg yolks
Baking & Spices
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • 2 cups Cake flour
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups White sugar
Dairy
  • 1 cup Butter
  • 3/4 cup Milk
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11 · Yellow cake mix is widely available in grocery stores if you’re short on time, but it’s worth making one from scratch. And this is the very best most delicious yellow cake recipe. It uses a process called reverse creaming, which starts by combining the dry ingredients, then adding the room-temperature butter, and mixing until just sandy. Then the wet ingredients go in. This method leaves you with a light, tender cake that stays moist. Finish it all off with a richly flavored chocolate…

15 ingredients

Ingredients
  • ¾ cup (1½ sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature, cut into pieces, plus more for pans
  • 3 cups (345 g) cake flour
  • ¾ cup (150 g) granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. Diamond Crystal or ½ tsp. Morton kosher salt
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 2 large egg yolks, room temperature
  • 1½ cups buttermilk, room temperature
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 4 cups (440 g) powdered sugar
  • 1½ cups (126 g) unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder
  • 1½ cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • ¾ tsp. Diamond Crystal or ½ tsp. Morton kosher salt
  • ¼ cup plus 2 Tbsp. (or more) buttermilk, room temperature
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7 · 45 minutes · A classic fluffy, yellow birthday cake with creamy chocolate icing that's perfect for any birthday celebration!

12 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 3 Eggs, large
Baking & Spices
  • 2 1/2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Baking soda
  • 2 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
Dairy
  • 8 oz Butter, unsalted
  • 1 cup Buttermilk, full fat
  • 1/2 cup Sour cream
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12 · This moist yellow cake has a fine crumb and wonderful flavor. We love it with chocolate buttercream but it would pair perfectly with countless fillings and frosting flavors!

14 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 3 Egg yolks
  • 3 Eggs, large
Baking & Spices
  • 3 tsp Baking powder
  • 3 cups Cake flour *see substitution below
  • 1 1/4 cup Cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • 6 cups Powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 4 tsp Vanilla
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/4 cup Vegetable oil
Dairy
  • 4 Sticks Butter, unsalted
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 5/8 cup Milk or cream
  • 1 cup Sour cream
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145 · 40 minutes · This is the easiest homemade yellow cake! It's a supremely moist and fluffy cake thanks to buttermilk, sour cream, and oil. Who needs the bakery?

13 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 1 Egg, large
Baking & Spices
  • 1 cup All-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups Confectioners' sugar
  • 3/4 cup Granulated sugar
  • 2 drops Mccormick food coloring, Red
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 4 tsp Vanilla, Pure
Oils & Vinegars
  • 3 tbsp Canola or vegetable oil
Dairy
  • 1/2 cup Butter, unsalted
  • 1/2 cup Buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup Sour cream
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