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Bake a cake from scratch

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Easy Vanilla Cake

This Easy Vanilla Cake recipe is a classic and comes together quickly. If you've never baked a cake from scratch, you will find this simple and achievable!

Perfect Vanilla Cake Recipe- so moist & easy to make! -Baking a Moment

This is the only vanilla cake recipe you'll ever need! It bakes up soft, buttery, and moist with a fine, delicate crumb.

Moist White Cake

222 · 80 minutes · A scratch white cake that's actually moist, with a soft texture and oh so delicious with that wedding cake flavor.


  • 6 Egg whites
Baking & Spices
  • 2 1/2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2/3 cup Shortening
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Almond emulsion
  • 1/4 cup Butter, unsalted
  • 1 tsp Butter extract
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1 cup Sour cream, full fat
How To Make a Cake from Scratch

41 · Have you graduated from boxed cake mix? Want to step up your cake-making game? Lucky for all of us, baking a cake from scratch is completely doable for the home baker. If you are just starting out, we have some great tips and just the right recipe for you. Classic yellow butter cake straight from your own oven – what’s better than that? Let’s get started!


  • 3 Eggs, large
Baking & Spices
  • 2 1/4 cups All-purpose flour
  • 3 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 2 1/2 cups Buttercream frosting
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/2 cups Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1/2 cup Butter, unsalted
  • 1 1/4 cups Whole milk
15 Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Started Baking Scratch Cakes

Here are 15 things I really wish I had known about before I ever started baking cakes from scratch. Knowing these simple tips could really save your cakes.

Easy Homemade Vanilla Cake - Ultra Moist Vanilla Cake Recipe!

This moist vanilla cake recipe is perfectly sweet and fluffy and covered with creamy vanilla frosting. It's the best cake for any occasion!

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the BEST Homemade Strawberry Cake

This fresh strawberry cake is made with Jello to amp up the flavor of the fresh strawberries. No cake mix with this one, though! Homemade and from scratch, this is the BEST recipe. You'll make it again and again!

How to Bake a Cake from Scratch (a step-by-step guide)

If you're ready to try your hand at scratch cake baking, don't be intimidated. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to bake a cake from scratch.

How to Make the Easiest Chocolate Cake From Scratch

Here's a super-easy, no-fuss, no-baking-skills-required rich and chocolatey chocolate cake that you can bake from scratch. Get the 5-star recipe for One Bowl Chocolate Cake, a how-to video, and top tips from Nicole McLaughlin, aka NicoleMcmom.

The Best White Cake Recipe

This BEST white cake recipe yields a fluffy, snow-white cake that's light and soft but still sturdy enough to stack or cover with fondant. Read on for plenty of tips for making the perfect white cake, completely from scratch!

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Whipping Cream Pound Cake is a homemade, simple, from scratch cake recipe that all will enjoy. It's a lovely dense cake with delicious, rich pound cake flavor. Try it today. Click here for recipe. #poundcakelove #poundcake #easycake #simplecake
Today I'm sharing a few tips and tricks for properly flouring a cake pan as part of our Made From Scratch video series. Because as any seasoned baker knows, it's the little nuances that make all the difference when baking from scratch.
This perfect and easy pineapple cake is an insanely easy 5-ingredient pineapple cake done in under 35 minutes from start to finish! This incredibly moist dessert idea is topped with a delicious cream cheese frosting. The perfect cake recipe from scratch for summer baking ideas!
You'll want to make this moist french vanilla cake from scratch every day. Add this fluffy cake to your best cake recipe list because it's sure to be a favorite. This cake is super moist and jam packed with french vanilla flavor, then it's covered in french vanilla buttercream. #frenchvanillacake #vanillacake #cakerecipe