One Layer White Cake

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Debbie Bankston

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@Deb59

This is a simple one layer cake made with ingredients we usually have on hand. Better than a cake mix, doubles easily for a two layer cake. Perfect for when you need a quick simple dessert with very little effort. Perfect as a short cake with any fruit, ice cream and whipped topping. Original recipe.

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I have a lot of plans for this little cake in the future! I can't wait to try some fruit shortcakes when the peaches and berries come into season. I think it would also make a delicious trifle. The size is perfect, especially if there are only a couple of people in your house, and you don't want a huge cake sitting around. The frosting is also good, lots of variations can be made with this recipe. It is a keeper for me! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 10 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 4 Tbsp
    butter softened
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • 1/2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    self rising flour
  • 1/3+1/6 c
    milk
  • 2 oz
    cream cheese softened
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1-2 tsp
    milk

How to Make One Layer White Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour or spray with flour your pan, or use muffin liners in muffin tin.
  2. Cream butter and sugar well, add egg, mix to combine, add vanilla, blend well. Add flour and milk alternately, begin and end with flour.
  3. Put into prepared pan of choice. Bake at 350% for approx time depending on pan you use. Muffins take about 10-15 minutes, depending how much batter in each cup. Single layer cake approx 20-25 minutes.
  4. While cake is baking, mix the frosting, cream the cream cheese well, add powdered sugar, small amounts at a time, to blend well, add vanilla and just enough milk for the spreading consistency desired. Cool cake completely before frosting.
  5. This cake can also be used unfrosted as a short cake for fruit, ice cream, whipped topping, etc...makes wonderful strawberry or peach shortcake desserts.

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About One Layer White Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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