Versatile Vanilla Cake

  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 15 min
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  • Summary

    Skip the store-bought cake mix and impress guests with a vanilla-flavored cake recipe that's easier than it looks. Top off this cake with our Whipped Frosting. For variations on this cake, see our Chocolate and Lemon cake recipes.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pans
    • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled), plus more for pans
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 1/2 cups sugar
    • 2 large eggs
    • 3 large egg yolks
    • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    • 1 cup low-fat buttermilk
    • Whipped Frosting

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 301 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 16 g 24.27%
    • Saturated Fat: 10 g 48.46%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 42 mg 13.84%
    • Sodium: 311 mg 12.94%
    • Calcium: 36 mg 3.64%
    • Potassium: 64 mg 1.84%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 6.76%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 39 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.8%
    • Sugar: 19 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 9.66%
    • Vitamin C 0.34%
    • Vitamin D 0.05%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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