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Simple yellow cake

Posted by karencuppycake This cake recipe has been my favourite for years! It is soft, spongy and simple as it is! Ingredients 250g Salted butter 135g Fine sugar 5 Eggs (Separated) 135g Plain flour (Sift) 2 TSP Baking powder (Sift) Instructions Beat butter for 5 minutes at high speed. Add sugar and continue beating for another 5 minutes. Add egg yolks one at a time at low speed... Add flour and baking powder. (Do not over beat!) Whisk egg whites till stiff in a seprate bowl and add into cake batter. Stop beating once the egg white has... read more

Classic Yellow Cake

Posted by crazyladybaker After trying several recipes this week for a good/moist yellow cake this one wins hands down. I was luckily enough to stumble upon it online and thought I would share it here. It has a melt in your mouth texture and wonderful crumb. Wonderful butter flavor :-) Sour cream adds richness to classic yellow cake while whipped egg whites lighten it up. Top with Buttercream Icing. Ingredients * 2-1/4 cups sifted cake flour * 2 teaspoons baking powder * 1/2 teaspoon salt * 1/2 pound (2 sticks) sweet butter, room temperature * 2 cups... read more

Four Egg Yellow Cake

Posted by Sweet_Delaney_cakes I'm a scratch baker and have been searching and trying a ton of yellow cakes to find the perfect one. I think this might be it! Ingredients 1 cup shortening 2 cups white sugar 4 eggs 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp butter flavoring 2 3/4 cups all purpose flour 3 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 1 3/4 cups whole milk Instructions Pre-heat oven to 350. Grease and flour 9x13. Cream shortening and sugar very well. Add eggs one at a time and also add vanilla & butter flavor. In seperate bowl sift dry ingedients together and... read more

Easy Basic Yellow Layers from Scratch

Posted by s0ngbird This is a recipe from our church recipe book from 10 years ago by a lady that passed away several years ago. This recipe is really easy and always comes out moist and yummy. Makes 2-9" or 3- 8" round layers, one 11 X 17 sheet cake, a Wilton character with some batter left over. I have used whole milk and 2%; it makes no difference to the taste or texture. This has been my 'go to' recipe for several years now and people always love it. INGREDIENTS 1 stick butter (room temp) 1/2 cup shortening 2 cups sugar 4 eggs (room temp) 1 1/2 cup... read more

Dawn's Vanilla Butter Cake

Posted by DMJ69 After trying out several different yellow cake recipes, which always turned out dry I decided to play around until I got a moist very flavorful yellow cake. I use Vanilla, Butter Nut extract by McCormick because it gives the cake a very rich flavor. This is my most requested cake flavor. It is very moist and is great for carving. ***I know that Vanilla, Butter Nut extract is also sold by Bakers Kitchen if you have problems finding McCormicks*** Ingredients 1½ Cups Unsalted Butter, softened 2 Cups Sugar 5 Eggs 1 Tsp. Salt 2¾ Cups... read more

Wet Coconut/Pineapple cake

Posted by supernerd I was never a big fan of coconut cakes untill someone brought this to a chuch function and said you will fall in love with this cake.. just take one bite. After one bite I HAD to have the recipe! Now everyone even the kids ask for this cake! Ingredients 1 box yellow butter cake mix (or any home made butter cake recipe will do) 1 14 oz can coconut milk 1 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk 1/4-1/2 bag of coconut (depeneds on how much coconut you like) 1 16 oz can of crushed pineapple (drained really well) 2 12 oz tubs of cool... read more

Fabulously Sweet Pear Cake

Posted by Anonymous This is a recipe of my great-great grandmother's. It is wonderfully sweet and fresh. It's so delicious, it never lasts long! Fabulously Sweet Pear Cake Ingredients 4 fresh pears 1 cup white sugar 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup chopped pecans 1 cup vegetable oil 2 eggs 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Instructions 1 Peel and slice pears thin. Mix sliced pears with white sugar, brown sugar, and nuts and let sit for one hour. After sitting puree pear mixture in a blender.2... read more

Luv2BakeMama's Cake Mix Extender

Posted by Luv2BakeMama After trying out a few cake mix extenders I came up with my own variation. Using a regular box of Pillsbury Super Moist Classic White Cake this extender makes about 40 cupcakes. The cupcakes are extremely moist and fluffy too! Ingredients 1 Cup of Flour 1/2 Cup Vanilla Coffee Creamer 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 2/3 Cup Water 1/2 Cup Shortening Instructions Combine all ingredients from both Cake Mix & Extender. Mix well until smooth. read more

Egg Nog Cupcakes

Posted by korensmommy A doctored cake mix recipe that makes Egg Nog cupcakes that taste like Christmas! Not too sweet with just the right amount of spice & egg nog. Makes about 30 cupcakes and can be used to make 2 - 9" round cake also. read more

Addendum to Rhonda's Ultimate MMF

Posted by cajundecoration This recipe is an addition to Rhonda's Ultimate MMF. The original recipe is phenomenal. The addition, or update, is using Creme Royal flavoring rather than the Princess Cookie and Cake Emulsion. Addendum to Rhonda's Ultimate MMF Ingredients 15 oz. mini marshmallows (I've found that the name brand works better) 2 T water 1/2 tsp salt 2 tsp lemon juice (fresh or bottled) 2 tsp light corn syrup (helps with pliability) 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 tsp Creme Royal flavoring 2 lbs (approx. 7 C) confectioner's sugar, sifted 1/2 C Crisco or vegetable... read more

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