Happy Birthday Cake

Happy Birthday Cake

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"This is one of my mother's cake recipes for a birthday. I love this recipe and it tastes great."

Ingredients

servings 207 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 207 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 8.9 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.3g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 52 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 132 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9x13 inch pan or three 8 or 9 inch round layer cake pans.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar together until smooth and fluffy. Mix in the vanilla extract.
  3. Separate the eggs and set the egg whites aside. Add the egg yolks one at a time to the creamed mixture, beating after each one.
  4. Measure the baking powder into the flour, sift a little of the flour into the creamed mixture. Continue adding the flour and the milk alternately, while continually beating the mixture. Beat the cake batter until a few air bubbles show.
  5. Beat the 4 egg whites with a dash of salt until stiff. Gently fold egg whites into the batter. Pour batter into prepared pan(s).
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) until cake(s) test done, approximately 25 to 35 minutes.
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I was somewhat disappointed with this recipe after seeing all of the rave reviews. I decorate cakes for a side job and I had a customer who wanted a really good homemade yellow cake for her hus...

I made this cake for my son's 3rd birthday. As others have said, it is very dense and heavy. It was also very moist and tasted great. Everyone at the party loved it. I did have to bake it for al...

I ran late and needed to bake a cake just as the guests were arriving, so had to make shortcuts. I softened the butter in the microwave and mixed the eggs in without separating them and the cake...