Buttery White Cake

Updated on March 13, 2017
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Last night, I decided to make an extra sweet treat for my family after we ate dinner. I didn't want to make anything too sweet and too heavy on the stomach. A cake does great wonders after a good meal.


Cook Time

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 35 min
Ready in: 55 min
Yields: 12 servings

Ingredients for the White Cake

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup All-purpose flour
  • 1 3/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk

Instructions for the White Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius). Grease and flour any pan of your choice, preferably 12 inches by 7 inches. Leave greased pan inside fridge until mixture is ready.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream sugar and butter together. Add in eggs one at a time, then stir in vanilla.
  3. Combine flour and baking powder, add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Finally stir in milk until batter is smooth.
  4. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven. For cupcakes, bake 20 to 25 minutes. Cake is done when it springs back to the touch.
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Mix in Vanilla ExtractAdd flour and mixTrader Joe's Baking Powder Preferred This adds a little fluff to the cake.
Mix in Vanilla Extract
Mix in Vanilla Extract | Source
Add flour and mix
Add flour and mix | Source
Trader Joe's Baking Powder Preferred
Trader Joe's Baking Powder Preferred | Source
This adds a little fluff to the cake.
This adds a little fluff to the cake. | Source
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 12
Calories 209
Calories from Fat81
% Daily Value *
Fat 9 g14%
Carbohydrates 30 g10%
Protein 3 g6%
Cholesterol 52 mg17%
Sodium 142 mg6%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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