How to make a cake recipe step by step?
Here is a basic recipe for a vanilla cake:
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
- 1 cup granulated
- 2 large
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 cup milk
Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour two 8-inch round cake pans.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
In a separate large mixing bowl, cream the butter and together until light and fluffy. Beat in the one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract.
Gradually add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, alternating with the milk and mixing until just combined.
Divide the batter evenly between the prepared pans.
Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cakes comes out clean.
Let the cakes cool in the pans for 10 minutes, then remove them from the pans and transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
Once the cakes are cool, you can frost and decorate them as desired.
This recipe is for an 8-inch cake and you can adjust the ingredients accordingly for your desired size. Also you can use other flavors of extracts like lemon, almond, etc.