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Super Easy Vanilla Cake
Super Easy Vanilla Cake
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Super Easy Vanilla Cake

Preparation
15 MIN
Cooking
55 MIN
Servings
9
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Ingredients

Preparation

  1. With the rack in the middle position, preheat oven to 350 °F (180 °C). With softened butter, butter a 20-cm (8-inch) square baking dish.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Add the remaining ingredients and combine using a whisk or an electric mixer until the batter is smooth. Pour the batter into the baking dish.
  3. Bake the cake for about 55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre of the cake comes out clean. Let cool on a wire rack in the pan. Once cooled, ice the cake or simply cut into squares and serve with strawberries and whipped cream or ice cream.

Note

This recipe is from My Lil’ Ricardo.

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Comments

  1. very good and easy to make !

  2. It was a delicious cake and everyone loved it, but to make it fluffier and lighter don’t use the Canola Oil. Nice receipt!

  3. This cake is so devine, not forgetting easy to make.

  4. easy and my kids love it

  5. AMAZING. I made the cake and it was moist, it could have been less sweet and it was more like a pound cake but I enjoyed it very much. I also made the sugar cookies in the comment below this one and they were also SOOOOO GOOD. I heated the oven to 350 which was not included in that comment. I am very thankful that both recipes were posted and I will definitely be making both of these recipes again!!!

  6. I set out to make this cake, but midway discovered this would make some great sugar cookies. I’ve been using this recipe to make soft sugar cookies since and they’re divine. Follow this recipe but add 1 egg instead of two and skip the milk. U have some cookie dough to bake into cookies now.

  7. Very Good recipe and super fluffy cake! 4 stars because was a little bit too sweet! I have cooked for only 35 minutes

  8. Excellent! Im a complete novice at baking and it came out beautifully. Thank you for posting! By the way I used olive oil because i didn't have canola, or vanilla extract and I used soy milk also because that's all i had. It was lovely!

  9. It’s really good

  10. i followed the recipe to the dot. It is delicious. We baked cupcakes instead of a cake - to help with the portions, It took like 18 minutes for them. Also a small loaf that cooked for about 45 minutes. All in all a super easy recipe with a small number of ingredients. I mixed everything a lot, and that is probably why it got out so good. Would be better if it was moist, but the whipped cream helps. My family loved it. And it only took like an hour.

  11. It's a very heavy bread like cake.. it's missing something for moisture, I'm thinking it needs another egg, very dense. But gonna eat it, so my ingredients are not wasted. Missing something.

  12. UPDATE: Well, it was actually not as bad as I thought, while enormously domed, the sides were dark but not over-cooked, and the center completely cooked, and delicious! Next time I will use a larger pan?

  13. Cake came out with massive dome on top... Was it really supposed to be 1 tbsp of baking powder ??? It also took longer to cook in the center, and the sides were overcooked... :(

  14. The only change I made was reducing the sugar to 3/4 cup. I served fruit & whipped cream over it, like a shortcake. It was delicious. Baked in a 9” by 9” glass pan at 375 for 30 - 35 minutes. Very quick & easy.

  15. Maybe you need to whisk the egg whites first and slowly add the sugar, yolks one at the time, to get a fluffy mix. I just follow your recipe exactly, mix the dry ingredients, dump the liquid ones, whisk all together, bake and disaster happened LOL. I call it my disaster cake ever. A waste of time.

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