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Simple Vanilla Cake Recipe

While I was browsing for some cake recipes, I stumbled on and found a perfect vanilla cake recipe. I liked it so much that I decided to try it! We had our friends for dinner and I made this vanilla cake for dessert. Everyone loved it!

The original recipe had 1 cup of butter (for 1 1/2 cup of flour). I had reduced the quantity of butter to 1/2 cup (8 tbsps or 1 stick or 112gms approx)

Vanilla cake
Vanilla cake


All purpose flour: 1 1/2 cups
Sugar: 1 cup (or less)
Unsalted butter: 1/2 cup
Eggs: 2
Baking powder: 1 1/2 tsps
Salt: 1/4 tsp
Vanilla extract: 1/2 tsp
Cinnamon powder: 1/4 tsp (or less) (optional)
Cardamom powder: 1/4 tsp (or less) (optional)

Preparation Method:

  • Pre heat oven to 400F.
  • In a bowl mix flour, salt and baking powder.
  • In an electric mixer beat butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, milk, cardamom and cinnamon powder on medium until blended.
  • Add it to the flour mixture and beat thoroughly.
  • Coat the baking tray with butter and flour.
  • Pour the batter in baking tray and bake for 30-35 mins or until done.

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