This cake recipe is total PERFECTION! I used it to make cupcakes...made exactly 24 for me. It has the perfect box mix texture with a great scratch taste! I'm so glad I took a chance on it...I'll never need another yellow cake or cupcake recipe again!!
I have made this cake several times. It always gets rave reviews. I have also found it to be very adaptable (i.e. switching to lemon extract or one time I used walnut oil for the oil and coconut milk instead of buttermilk, etc). No matter what crazy substitutions I make, if I keep your ratios and steps it comes out delicious. Thanks for a great recipe.
I loved this recipe. It is exactly what it says - a fluffy yellow layer cake. It has the flavor of a cake from scratch with a boxed cake mix texture, which I happen to love. It's lighter, fluffy, and so flavorful. I used whole milk with a spoonful of white vinegar stirred in instead of buttermilk as I did not have any on hand. My two 9" layers took longer to bake than specified, one taking about 23 minutes and the other taking about 26 minutes. A very good recipe that I will use from here on out.
This is amazing, by far the best from scratch yellow cake recipe I have tried. The extra steps involved absolutely make a difference!