Simple White Cake

Simple White Cake

77 reviews, 4.3 star(s). 74% would make again

Ready in 50 minutes

Great to make with kids, especially as cupcakes. Very simple and easy.

"I love this cake! It's very easy, and tastes amazing! I have made it three or four times now and will continue making it because my whole family loves them and requests my 'special cupcakes' very often. Thanks for the great recipe!"


1 cup Granulated Sugar
1/2 cup Butter; room temperature
2 Eggs; room temperature
2 tsps vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 3/4 tsps baking powder
1/2 cup milk

Original recipe makes 12 Servings



Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 9x9 pan or line muffin pan with paper liners. In medium bowl, cream togehter the sugar and butter. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour and baking powder, add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Finally stir in the milk until batter is smooth. Pour or spoon batter into the prepared pan. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes in preheated oven. For cupcakes bake 20 to 25 minutes. Cake is done when it springs back to the touch.

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cupcakes with messy frosting



Take out bowls and divide batter and each bowl get 1/2 teaspoon of each of food dye of your choice

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Without tweaking the recipe and adding a bunch of toppings, it was not good!????
Carmonabaker12 3d 6h ago

This cake is delicious. How would no one like it is so good
xander_loveall 2w ago

Made this cake per directions but with small tweeks (tbsp of lemon juice & sour cream for xtra flavor & moistness)....turned out horrible! Will not make this again.
NayDway 3w ago

Good cake ... easy to make.... sturdy for big cakes and wedding cakes. BUT.. got very dry after 2 days
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lovebuge 5m ago

The was simple enough for my school aged grandsons and I to make. Unfortunately, no one found this cake tasty enough to want seconds.
hemmed45 6m ago

This cake is really dense.
jennifer_dvorak 7m ago

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