Vanilla Butter Cake

Preparation info
  • Makes


    9 inch Cake
    • Difficulty


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By James Peterson

Published 2007

  • About

This cake is an example of a high-ratio cake, in which the dry ingredients are combined with the butter and the liquid is added last. This is a delicious cake, rich and buttery yet still light.


  • Room-temperature butter and cake flour for preparing pan
  • cups cake flour
  • cups sugar


Preheat the oven to 350°F. Butter a 9-inch round cake pan. Coat the pan with flour, tapping out the excess.

In a mixing bowl or large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powd