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Snack Cake

This Snack Cake is perfect for cravings… when you want to whip up a quick and delicious treat just for you and your loved ones to share. This Snack Cake with Caramel Frosting is as easy as it is satisfying!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Snack Cake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 38 minutes
cooling 10 minutes
Total Time 53 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Amanda Rettke


  • 1/2 cup (113g) butter, softened
  • 1 cup (200g) granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup (180g) all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. corn starch
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 cup (123g) whole milk, room temperature
  • 3 eggs, room temperature


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare 8x8 square pan with butter and flour or baking spray.

  2. Beat butter at medium speed with a hand-held mixer until creamy, roughly 3-4 minutes.
  3. Gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy.
  4. Sift together flour, corn starch, and baking powder; add to butter mixture alternately with milk mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat at low speed just until blended after each addition.

  5. Beat eggs with a fork and then gently fold into batter. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  6. Bake at 350° for 35-38 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  7. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes

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