Best-Ever Vanilla Cake

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Best-Ever Vanilla Cake

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Recipe Data

20
Servings
10min
Prep
40min
Total

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    Description

    There are two reasons this vanilla cake is the best ever. One: It's the easiest cake to whip up. And two: It bakes perfectly every single time. 

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 20
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    2 c. Hy-Vee all-purpose flour
    1 tsp. Hy-Vee baking soda
    1 tsp. Hy-Vee baking powder
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee salt
    ½ c. Hy-Vee canola oil
    1 ½ c. Hy-Vee granulated sugar
    4 Hy-Vee large eggs
    1 tbsp. Hy-Vee vanilla extract
    1 c. buttermilk
    Vanilla frosting, such as: Swiss Meringue Buttercream Frosting

    Things To Grab

    • 9x13-inch baking pan
    • Hy-Vee nonstick cooking spray
    • Large bowl
    • Whisk
    • Stand mixer or electric mixer
    • Wooden toothpick
    • Wire cooling rack

    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9x13-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.

    2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt; set aside.

    3. In a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, combine canola oil, sugar, eggs, and vanilla until well combined. Beat in flour mixture until just combined. Slowly beat in buttermilk; do not overmix.

    4. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Remove cake from oven and cool completely on a wire cooling.

    5. Frost cooled cake with desired frosting, such as Swiss Meringue Buttercream Frosting.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    180 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 7g
    • Cholesterol: 40mg
    • Sodium: 150mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 26g
    • Protein: 3g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 6%
    0%
    Calcium 4%
    0%
    Vitamin D 0%
    0%
    Potassium 0%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Test Kitchen