Basic Yellow Cake

Total Time
15 mins
20 mins

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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Grease and flour 2 9-inch cake pans.
  2. In bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt with a wire whisk.
  3. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time.
  4. Add vanilla and mix until completely combines. Slowly add flour alternately with milk. At end of addition batter should be smooth. Divide between 2 pans.
  5. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Cool 5 minutes in pan, then invert onto a rack and cool completely before frosting.
  6. For a 9 x 13 pan - Baked at 350 degrees F. for 30 to 38 minutes.