Everyone loves a classic yellow cake! Whether you're looking for a reliable recipe for a birthday cake or an easy snack cake, this list of the best yellow cake recipes has it.
The classic yellow cake has been a favorite for generations and you're guaranteed to find a delicious recipe here.
So grab your apron and get ready to make a yellow cake that's sure to please!
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Classic Yellow Cake with Creamy Chocolate Frosting
This Classic Yellow Cake with Creamy Chocolate Frosting is sure to be your new favorite recipe!
Yellowest Yellow Cake With Fudgy Chocolate Frosting
Yellow cake should be tender, moist, vanilla-forward, and, well, yellow. These buttermilk-based layers are inspired by a contest-winning upside-down cake by Jessie Sheehan. I called in butter for extra richness and added a pinch of turmeric for color. The chocolate frosting is a riff on Hershey's fa...
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Best Yellow Cake Recipe
This is the best yellow cake recipe! Made completely from scratch with simple ingredients, it’s dense and moist with a perfect crumb! Topped with chocolate buttercream frosting it's the ultimate birthday cake. Ditch boxed mixes and make this homemade yellow cake instead.
I was in search of a great yellow cake made from scratch that would taste good if not better than the box. I use this one all the time for my catering business. It makes a thick cake. 6/3/08 Made some changes to make it better.
An easy and delicious homemade yellow cake that's perfect for any occasion, including layer cakes, sheet cakes, and cupcakes. Say goodbye to store-bought cake mixes and hello to the ultimate yellow cake experience.
Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare cupcake pans with liners or grease and flour cake pan(s).
In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
In a large bowl, cream the softened butter and sugar together using a hand or stand mixer until smooth.
Beat in eggs, one at a time, followed by the vanilla extract.
Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the buttermilk. Begin and end with the flour mixture, mixing gently between each addition until just combined.
Pour batter into prepared pans and bake according to desired format: 24 cupcakes (14-17 minutes), two 9-inch round pans (24-27 minutes), or a 9x13-inch pan (30-40 minutes). Cool completely before removing and frosting.
In a large bowl, beat softened butter until smooth using a hand or stand mixer.
Gradually add powdered sugar, one cup at a time, and beat on medium speed until crumbly.
Stir in the salt and vanilla extract.
Add heavy whipping cream, one tablespoon at a time, mixing between each addition, until the frosting reaches a smooth and spreadable consistency.
Frost the completely cooled cake or cupcakes as desired.
This easy Yellow Cake recipe features only the classic cake ingredients you need for stellar results--and nothing extra. Once you try this homemade cake recipe, you'll never opt for the boxed version again.
This cake is everything you expect of a yellow cake: tender and buttery, with a nice hint of vanilla. Enjoy it simply plain for an afternoon indulgence, or layer it with a sweet and creamy buttercream or a decadently dense fudge frosting for an ultimate birthday party treat.This traditional butter c...
That right from the box yellow cake perfection with classic Duncan Hines inspired fudge icing, but you made it at home so GO YOU! P.S. Listing the brands because these are my tried and true kitchen favorites, they are not required. The only thing that is required is the King Arthur Flour because in ...
One of my childhood favorites is a yellow cake with fudge frosting. To me this cake is love in every bite; the love of my mother or grandmother who baked it for us and now my love for my family and friends.