Basic One Layer White Cake

Basic One Layer White Cake Recipe

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Linda Rider

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When split, this cake can be filled with cream for Boston Cream Pie, or Lemon Curd for a nice spring dessert

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

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1 c
sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 c
butter, room temperature
1
egg
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 Tbsp
baking powder
3/4 c
milk

How to Make Basic One Layer White Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Grease and dust with flour a single 9-inch round cake pan for a single layer cake. Dust two if you are doubling the recipe for a layer cake.
  • 21. Cream the sugar, salt, and shortening together. Add the egg and beat until light and fluffy. Add the vanilla.
  • 32. In another bowl, mix the flour and baking powder together.
  • 43. Add about one-third of the dry ingredients to the creamed mixture and mix briefly. Add about one-third of the milk and mix. Continue twice more with the remaining flour and milk. Do not over mix. Scrape the batter into the pan.
  • 54. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until the cake tests done with a toothpick.

    Let the cake rest in the pan for about five minutes and then remove it to a wire rack to continue cooling.

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