Vanilla Butter Cake

Preparation info
  • Makes

    2 round

    • Difficulty


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By James Peterson

Published 2009

  • About

This rich buttery cake is an example of a dump cake in that it contains a high ratio of sugar to flour. It’s best frosted with something relatively light such as stabilized whipped cream or white chocolate ganache.


  • Butter and flour for the cake pans
  • cups cake flour
  • cups sugar


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

In a bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, salt, and ba