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Vanilla Cake

Moist Vanilla Cake Recipe

This Moist Vanilla Cake recipe creates a fluffy, almost pure white cake. It's easy and foolproof!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Dessert
Keyword Vanilla Cake Recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Cooling Time 1 hour
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author I Heart Recipes


  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 2 sticks/ 1 cup softened butter unsalted
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 6 egg whites
  • 1 cup buttermilk


  • In a large bowl cream together the butter, sugar, vanilla extract, and egg whites.
  • In a separate bowl add the cake flour, salt, and baking powder. Sift together.
  • Start alternatively adding the flour and the buttermilk into the bowl of wet ingredients, while mixing on a low speed.
  • Once the cake batter is nice and smooth pour the batter into two 9 inch greased and floured cake pans.
  • Bake the cakes on 350 F, for 25 - 30 minutes or until done.
  • Remove the cakes from the oven, remove them from the cake pans, and place them on a cooling rack.
  • Let the cake cool completely before frosting.
  • ( Watch my tutorial on how to do the Rose Swirls)