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Homemade Yellow Cake Mix!

Yellow Cake

Our favorite yellow cake recipe!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword yellow cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Amanda Rettke

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups (281g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups (300g) granulated sugar
  • 3 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/8 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick or 113g) butter, softened
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs

Instructions

Measure flour into quart size mason jar.

  1. Add sugar on top, then baking powder, then salt. Place lid on jar. (My ingredients JUST fit)

When Ready to Prepare Cake Batter

  1. Place softened butter into stand mixer and mix on medium for 1-2 minutes.
  2. Place dry ingredients into stand mixer and combine with butter for 30 seconds.
  3. Add milk, oil, vanilla and eggs and mix on medium-high for one minute.
  4. Pour batter into prepare pans. Bake at 350. For 9-inch pans its 20-25 minutes. For cupcakes start checking around 15 minutes. Cool before frosting.

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