Taste The Universal Scrumptiousness With This Vanilla Cake Recipe

What is the flavor which is loved by all? Vanilla, it is!! One food item which does the perfect justice with the taste of vanilla flavor is a cake. Ever since the cake is discovered, people from different countries and all ages have loved vanilla cakes. From birthday parties to the anniversary parties and farewell parties to bachelor parties, a vanilla cake can easily fit the celebration like no one from the invitees will say that he/she doesn’t like the flavor. 

Many people order cakes for their celebrations from the bakeries, which is a good option. Still, in times when your nearest bakery is closed, you can find yourself in a tight and unhappy situation of celebrating the occasion without a cake. 

So, What’s the solution?

The solution is that you should have the skills of baking a cake yourself. As some wise people had said, one should keep learning till he is alive, we want you to learn how to bake a vanilla cake. Vanilla is the best and all-time favorite flavor for anniversary cake and retirement party cakes. And for your help, we have brought you a simple vanilla cake recipe. Get your gloves on, tie your apron, drink a cup of coffee, and be ready to turn yourself into a baker. 

Get! Set! Go!


  • 3 and 2/3 cups cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 and 1/2 cups (345g) unsalted butter
  • 2 cups (400g) granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs + 2 additional egg whites
  • 1 Tablespoon pure vanilla extract (yes, Tbsp!)
  • 1 and 1/2 cups (360ml) buttermilk

Vanilla Buttercream

  • 1 and 1/2 cups (345g) unsalted butter
  • 6 cups (720g) confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) whole milk or heavy cream
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Baking Procedure

  1. First thing first, preheats the oven to 177-degree celsius.
  2. Take three 9-inch cake pans. Grease them and line them correctly with parchment paper.
  3. In a bowl, add baking soda, baking powder, salt, and cake flour and whisk them together properly.
  4. Beat the butter and sugar together in a bowl with your hands or in an electric mixer on high speed until you get a smooth and creamy mixture. 
  5. Now add eggs, egg whites, and vanilla extract to the mixture and beat again for two to three minutes until all things get combined well enough.
  6. Now turn the mixture on a low speed and all the dry ingredients until combined well.
  7. Let the mixture run at a low speed and pour in the buttermilk. 
  8. Turn off the mixture and beat with your hands to make sure that there are no lumps.
  9. Now add the prepared batter equally into the three cake pans. Insert one toothpick in each cake batter before putting the cake pans in the oven. 
  10. Put the pans in the oven and bake for around 25 to 30 minutes. If the toothpicks inserted comes out clean, it means you have done a great job.
  11. Let the cake cool completely by taking it out from the cake pans.

Make The Frosting

  1. Beat the butter in a bowl using a hand mixer until it gets creamy.
  2. Now add confectioners sugar, vanilla extract, salt, and milk. Mix again until all things get combined well enough.
  3. If your frosting is too thin, add some more confectioners sugar and if it’s too thick, add a pinch of salt.

If you keep practicing, then you can be a perfectionist. And you may not need to order the cake from the nearest bakery. 

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