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Yellow cake recipes

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Yellow Birthday Cake with Milk Chocolate Frosting is homemade and made from scratch with vanilla pudding and the perfect milk chocolate buttercream.

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42 · 30 minutes · Our favorite yellow cake recipe!

9 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 3 Eggs, large
Baking & Spices
  • 2 1/4 cups All-purpose flour
  • 3 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups Granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla extract
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/8 cup Vegetable oil
Dairy
  • 1/2 cup Butter
  • 1 1/4 cups Milk
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16 · 40 minutes · This Yellow Cake recipe is tender and moist, with a soft crumb! It’s made completely from-scratch and is way better than any box cake mix. The vanilla flavor pairs perfectly with the chocolate buttercream frosting for the perfect classic yellow cake!

14 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 2 Egg yolks, large
  • 3 Eggs, large
Baking & Spices
  • 2 1/2 cups All purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 Carousel sprinkle medley
  • 1 cup Cocoa powder, natural unsweetened
  • 9 cups Powdered sugar
  • 3/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/2 cups Sugar
  • 1 2/3 tbsp Vanilla
Dairy
  • 3 1/2 cup Butter, unsalted
  • 1 1/4 cups Buttermilk
  • 4 tbsp Water/milk
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90 · 80 minutes · A scratch white cake that's actually moist, with a soft texture and oh so delicious with that wedding cake flavor.

13 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 6 Egg whites
Baking & Spices
  • 2 1/2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2/3 cup Shortening
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Almond emulsion
Dairy
  • 1/4 cup Butter, unsalted
  • 1 tsp Butter extract
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1 cup Sour cream, full fat
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11 · This easy yellow cake recipe yields a cake that's remarkably fluffy and moist.

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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