Scottley's Basic Yellow Cake

Scottley's Basic Yellow Cake

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"Very simple, but delicious cake. Can be used with most any kind of frosting."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 395 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 17 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 56.1g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 4.9 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 74 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 297 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour 2 - 9 inch round cake pans.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the milk, mixing just until incorporated. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 40to 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.
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I LOVE this recipe. I have used this recipe so much (sometimes modified with a bit more sugar) and it never fails me. Its always moist and delicious. It is hearty- definitely not like those "a...

Not to toot my own horn, but this recipe never lets me down. To ensure proper moistness, I'll sometimes add 1/8 to 1/4 cup of a light oil to the batter before baking (especially if the relative...

I was about to give up on making cakes from scratch until I came across this recipe. This one turned out bakery style moist. I used 3 eggs instead of two and creamed them along with the butter a...