Fluffy Light Butter Cake

Preparation info
  • Makes

    2 round

    • Difficulty


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By James Peterson

Published 2009

  • About

This yellow cake has the same ingredients as pound cake but is lighter because it contains milk and baking powder. Because of its lightness, it is the perfect foil for a rich frosting such as you might use for a sponge cake like a genoise.


  • Butter and flour for the cake pans
  • cups cake flour
  • teaspoons baking powder


Preheat the oven to 350°F. Butter and flour one or two 9-inch cake pans.

In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and s