Cake Central › Recipes
218 recipe submissions by the Cake Central community.

Peanut Butter Marble Cake

Posted by fluttercakes I volunteered myself to make my stepfather's groom's cake, and he loves peanut butter and his favorite candy is Reese's...so I searched high and low for a yummy chocolate peanut butter cake recipe. This recipe yields a very yummy taste and smell, and the cake has really firm texture! Peanut Butter Marble Cake Ingredients Cake: 2 1/4cups flour 1 1/2cups granulated sugar 1/2cup peanut butter (I used creamy) 1 1/4cups milk 3 1/2tsp baking powder 1tsp salt 1tsp vanilla 3eggs 3tsp unsweetened baking cocoa 1/8tsp baking soda 1/4cup hot fudge... read more

8 ingredient Yellow Cake

Posted by Brickflor I found this a couple of years ago and have been using it ever since. I have recently started adding other flavorings instead of vanilla with some great results! 8 ingredient Yellow Cake Ingredients 1 c. shortening 2 c. sugar 4 eggs 2 tsp. vanilla 2 3/4 c. flour 3 tsp. baking pwd. 1 tsp. salt 1 3/4 c. milk Instructions Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour pan(s) or spray with baking spray. Cream together shortening and sugar, then add eggs and vanilla. In separate bowl mix dry ingredients. Alternate adding the milk and flour to the... read more

Simple Yellow Cake

Posted by Brickflor I found this recipe on the internet a few years ago and have been using it every since. It makes very dense, very moist cake. Simple Yellow Cake Ingredients 1 c. shortening 2 c. sugar 4 eggs 2 tsp. vanilla (also tastes great using other flavorings) 2 3/4 c. flour 3 tsp. baking pwd. 1 tsp. salt 1 3/4 c. milk (skim, whole, doesn't matter) Instructions Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour pan(s) or spray with baking spray. Cream together shortening and sugar, then add eggs and vanilla. In separate bowl mix dry ingredients. Alternate adding the... read more

Buttermilk yellow cake

Posted by LaSombra This is my basic yellow cake recipe. I use it for different types of cake as well, including strawberry, lemon, spice, tres leches, etc. I'll include those variations below. Buttermilk yellow cake Ingredients Buttermilk yellow cake 1 cup butter 2 cups sugar 4 eggs, separated 3 cups flour (AP flour but can substitute equal weight of pastry flour) 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp cream of tartar 1 cup buttermilk 1.5 tsp vanilla Instructions Cream butter and sugar until light. Add egg yolks, one at a time until well incorporated. Sift dry... read more

Easy Coconut Cake

Posted by prterrell Easy and delicious! Easy Coconut Cake Ingredients Cake: 1 box Duncan Hines or Betty Crocker Yellow cake mix Oil, water, and eggs as called for on cake mix package 1 can Coconut Cream (preferred) or Coconut Milk Icing: 4-1/2 tsp Meringue Powder 1/4 cup refrigerator cold water 2 tbsp corn syrup 1 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup water Topping: 14 ounce bag of flaked coconut Instructions Make 1 box yellow cake mix (Duncan Hines or Betty Crocker) baked according to package directions and cool for 15 minutes. Pierce cake all over with a butter knife... read more

Vanilla Butter Cake from The Mermaid Bakery

Posted by moxey2000 This is a scratch cake recipe that makes a cake comparable to the texture and taste of a box mix....only better. It makes a tender crumb that, when cool, carves easily, and stacks well. It's versatile too. I use it for my rum cakes, substituting 1/2 cup of rum for half of the milk, bake in a bundt pan, and then brush with a sugar/rum syrup. Vanilla Butter Cake from The Mermaid Bakery Ingredients 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened 2 cups sugar 4 large eggs, at room temperature 1 Tbls white vinegar + enough milk to make 1 cup, at room... read more

WBH Golden Butter Cake

Posted by jobartwo WBH Golden Butter Cake Ingredients WBH GOLDEN BUTTER CAKE Grease two 10 x 3 inch round pans. Preheat the oven to 350F. Have all ingredients at room temperature. In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat at high speed until light and fluffy: 8 oz. (2 sticks) unsalted butter 2 cups sugar Add and beat on medium speed until fluffy: 6 large egg yolks 1 ½ teaspoons pure vanilla extract On a piece of wax paper, sift together: 3 ½ cups cake flour 1 tablespoon plus ½ teaspoon baking powder ¾ teaspoon salt At low speed add the dry ingredients to the... read more

Peanutbutter cookie dough cake

Posted by colleenl01 A very easy and well loved addition to your everyday cake mix cake Peanutbutter cookie dough cake Ingredients 1 box cake mix (and ingredients listed on box) 1 bagged peanut butter cookie mix or your favorite scratch recipe. (you can use other types of cookies, but note that they all set differently in the cake; i.e., chocolate chip will settle to the bottom and create a bottom crust to the cake, also very good) The peant butter will suspend throughout the cake for a thick swirled effect. Instructions Mix cake as directed Mix cookie as... read more

Busy Day Cake

Posted by Narie This was the cake for 1st year Baking members of Home Ec. clubs. It is a very simple cake and inexpensive to make. The texture is rather coarse but it is very durable and easily handled; also it is flavorful- particularly, if you use your very best vanilla in it. It is would be good for a Boston Cream Pie, short cake, frosted or just sliced thin and spread with peanut butter. Busy Day Cake Ingredients 1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour 3/4 c. sugar 2 1/2 tsp. baking powder 3/4 c. milk 1/3 c. shortening/oil (I used oil.) 1 egg 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract (I... read more

Rhond'as Ultimate Chocolate MMF

Posted by rhopar33 This is an awesome chocolate mmf that actually tastes chocolate. It's also great for making black because its already dark and you need very little to get it black. Rhond'as Ultimate Chocolate MMF Ingredients 15 oz. mini marshmallows 2 T water 1/2 tsp salt 2 tsp lemon juice (fresh or bottled) 2 tsp light corn syrup (helps w/ pliability) 2 tsp vanilla 1/2 to 3/4 C dutch processed (dark) cocoa 6 C confectioner's sugar, sifted 1/2 C Crisco or vegetable shortening ** I have found that I have to use less sugar because of the... read more

Cake Central › Recipes