18 Best Recipes for Vanilla Cake

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We’ve collected 18 most popular recipes for Vanilla Cake.

The recipes are all easy to make and delicious, so please try and make it for yourself.

*Vanilla Cake in the top image was made by me. 😋

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The Best Vanilla Cake I’ve Ever Had

The Best Vanilla Cake I've Ever Had | Sally's Baki...
After many cake fails, I found the perfect vanilla cake recipe. With its pillowy soft crumb and crea...

Rating: 4.9 ★★★★★ (‎231)

INGREDIENTS3 and 2/3 cups (440g) cake flour
baking powder
baking soda
1 and 1/2 cups (345g) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
2 cups (400g) granulated sugar
3 large eggs + 2 additional egg whites, at room temperature
pure vanilla extract
1 and 1/2 cups (360ml) buttermilk, at room temperature
1 and 1/2 cups (345g) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
6 cups (720g) confectioners’ sugar
1/3 cup (80ml) whole milk or heavy cream

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My very best Vanilla Cake – stays moist 4 days!

My very best Vanilla Cake - stays moist 4 days!
This is my best vanilla cake recipe. A classic butter cake but with Japanese techniques applied for ...

Rating: 5.0 ★★★★★ (‎103)

INGREDIENTS2 cups plain / all purpose flour
baking powder
4 large eggs (50 – 55g / 2 oz each), at room temp
115g / 1/2 cup unsalted butter , cut into 1.5cm / 1/2” cubes (or so)
1 cup milk , full fat
vanilla extract , the best you can afford
vegetable or canola oil
225g / 2 sticks unsalted butter , softened
500g / 1 lb soft icing sugar / powdered sugar , SIFTED
vanilla extract
milk

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Vanilla Cake With Vanilla Buttercream

The Best Vanilla Cake Recipe (Reader Favourite!)
This Classic Vanilla Cake pairs fluffy vanilla cake layers with a silky vanilla buttercream. The per...

Rating: 4.8 ★★★★★ (‎243)

INGREDIENTS2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
baking powder
3/4 cup unsalted butter room temperature
granulated sugar
3 large eggs room temperature
vanilla
1 cup buttermilk or whole milk, room temperature
6 large egg whites
2 cups unsalted butter room temperature

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How to Make a Basic Vanilla Cake

Basic Vanilla Cake
The most flavorful, moist, and easiest Vanilla Cake recipe.

Rating: 4.6 ★★★★★ (‎581)

INGREDIENTS1 cup (226 g) unsalted butter, softened
1 ½ cups (300 g) granulated sugar
4 eggs, room temperature
vanilla extract
2 ¾ cups (330 g) cake flour
baking powder
1 cup (240 ml) whole milk, room temperature
1 ½ cups (339 g) unsalted butter, softened
5 ½ cups (660 g) confectioners’ sugar, sifted
vanilla extract
heavy cream, room temperature

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Vanilla Cake Recipe

Vanilla Cake Recipe
This delicious, moist and fluffy vanilla cake covered in a perfectly creamy vanilla buttercream is b...

Rating: 5.0 ★★★★★ (‎164)

INGREDIENTS1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour 213g
1 cup granulated sugar 200g
baking soda 1g
baking powder 5g,
salt 3g
3/4 cup unsalted butter 171g, room temperature or partially melted
3 egg whites room temperature
vanilla extract 15mL
1/2 cup sour cream 120mL, room temperature
1/2 cup whole milk 118mL, room temperature
1 lb confectioner’s sugar 454g
1 cup unsalted butter 226g
1/4 cup heavy cream 60ml, or milk
vanilla extract 5mL
food coloring if desired

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The Best Vanilla Cake Recipe

The Best Vanilla Cake Recipe
A classic vanilla cake recipe made completely from scratch! This is a soft, fluffy cake that tastes ...

Rating: 4.8 ★★★★★ (‎657)

INGREDIENTS1/2 cup unsalted butter softened to room temperature (113g)
½ cup canola oil* (120ml)
1 1/2 cup granulated sugar 300g
4 eggs room temperature preferred
vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour (375g)
baking powder
1 1/4 cup buttermilk room temperature preferred (300ml)
1 batch Chocolate Frosting

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Simple White Cake

Simple White Cake
Just seven ingredients and 50 minutes are all you need for this white cake recipe. It will taste lik...

Rating: 4.2 ★★★★☆ (4,019)

INGREDIENTSwhite sugar
½ cup butter
2 eggs
vanilla extract
1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
baking powder
½ cup milk

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Moist Vanilla Cake Recipe

Easy Homemade Vanilla Cake Recipe - Fluffy & Moist...
This easy vanilla cake recipe makes a fluffy, moist cake covered with the most perfect vanilla butte...

Rating: 4.6 ★★★★★ (‎99)

INGREDIENTS2 cups (380g) granulated sugar
½ cup (118 ml) vegetable oil
3 large eggs
vanilla extract
½ cup(118 ml) light sour cream
2 ½ cups (350 g) all-purpose flour
baking powder
1 ¼ cups (296 ml) milk (I use nonfat)
3/4 cup ( 170g )unsalted butter, cold
2 1/2cups (325g ) powdered sugar
heavy whipping cream

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Gemma’s Best-Ever Vanilla Mug Cake

Celebration Vanilla Mug Cake Recipe — Gemma's Bigg...
Learn how to make my Best-Ever Vanilla Mug Cake recipe and enjoy a delicious mug cake in just minute...

Rating: 4.5 ★★★★★ (1,223)

INGREDIENTSall-purpose flour
baking powder
milk (or dairy-free milk)
flavorless oil (sunflower, vegetable or coconut oil)
vanilla extract
Funfetti sprinkles

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Vanilla Mug Cake

Vanilla Mug Cake
Vanilla mug cake recipe is the perfect dessert! Enjoy this easy mug cake by combining a few pantry s...

Rating: 4.7 ★★★★★ (‎199)

INGREDIENTSunsalted butter
milk
pure vanilla extract
granulated sugar
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
baking powder
chocolate sprinkles

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Vanilla Mug Cake

Vanilla Mug Cake | - Tastes Better From Scratch
An easy microwave Vanilla Mug Cake (made without eggs) that's the fastest way to make dessert f...

Rating: 4.8 ★★★★★ (‎118)

INGREDIENTS¼ cup +1 1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
baking powder
butter , melted
milk
vanilla extract
sprinkles

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1-Bowl Vegan Gluten-Free Vanilla Cake

1-Bowl Vegan Gluten-Free Vanilla Cake | Minimalist...
One-bowl vegan gluten-free vanilla cake that's perfectly tender, fluffy, and sweet! Delicious f...

Rating: 4.7 ★★★★★ (‎182)

INGREDIENTS1 2/3 cup dairy-free milk (we used boxed coconut milk // almond or rice would also work)
1 1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar (or lemon juice)
1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
pure vanilla extract
3 1/4 cups almond flour (not meal // we prefer Wellbee’s brand)
1 scant cup potato starch (not flour)
1/3 cup cornstarch (or you can try subbing arrowroot starch for grain-free)
1 1/3 cup organic cane sugar*
baking powder
baking soda

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Mini Vanilla Cake

Mini Vanilla Cake (Best Recipe) - Easy From Scratc...
Mini vanilla cake is a small cake recipe that serves two in a 6 inch cake pan. The best cake recipe ...

Rating: 4.4 ★★★★☆ (‎411)

INGREDIENTS6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
vanilla extract
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
fine salt
baking soda
whole milk
apple cider vinegar*
unsalted butter, at room temperature
2 cups powdered sugar
heavy cream

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Vanilla Cake for Mini Cupcakes

Vanilla Cake for Mini Cupcakes | Ricardo
Ricardo's recipes : Vanilla Cake for Mini Cupcakes

Rating: 5.0 ★★★★★ (‎54)

INGREDIENTS30 muffin paper liners of various sizes
1 1/2 cups (375 ml) unbleached all-purpose flour
baking powder
2 eggs
sugar
vanilla extract
canola oil
2/3 cup (150 ml) milk

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Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Vanilla Buttercream Frosting
For many people, cake is just the delivery vehicle for the real star of the show—the frosting. If yo...

Rating: 4.0 ★★★★☆ (‎380)

INGREDIENTS3 cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup butter, softened
vanilla
milk

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Vanilla Cake With Vanilla Buttercream

The Best Vanilla Cake Recipe (Reader Favourite!)
This Classic Vanilla Cake pairs fluffy vanilla cake layers with a silky vanilla buttercream. The per...

Rating: 4.8 ★★★★★ (‎243)

INGREDIENTS2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
baking powder
3/4 cup unsalted butter room temperature
1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
3 large eggs room temperature
vanilla
1 cup buttermilk or whole milk, room temperature
6 large egg whites
granulated sugar
2 cups unsalted butter room temperature

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Easy Vanilla Sponge Cake Recipe

Easy Vanilla Sponge Cake Recipe
Easy Vanilla Sponge Cake Recipe! learn how to make a basic vanilla sponge cake with this easy and qu...

Rating: 4.7 ★★★★★ (‎66)

INGREDIENTS200 g self-raising flour
200 g butter extra for coating the cake tins
160 g caster sugar
3 large eggs
vanilla extract substitute with 1 teaspoon of vanilla bean paste
milk full fat or semi-skimmed

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Easy vanilla butter cake

Easy vanilla butter cake
This one bowl method is fantastic for busy bakers.

Rating: 4.7 ★★★★★ (‎153)

INGREDIENTS450g (3 cups) self-raising flour
150g (1 cup) plain flour
caster sugar
6 eggs, at room temperature
300g salted butter, cubed, at room temperature
310ml (1 1/4 cups) milk
vanilla essence

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