One - Two - Three - Four Cake II

One - Two - Three - Four Cake II


"This is a very old recipe. It uses basic items found in most any pantry."


1 h 5 m servings 429 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 429 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 17.5 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 62.8g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 5.9 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 111 mg
  • 37%
  • Sodium:
  • 220 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 9-inch round pans.
  2. Beat butter and 1 cup of sugar with an electric mixer in a large bowl until light and fluffy. The mixture should be noticeably lighter in color.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat egg yolks well, then add to butter mixture.
  4. Sift together flour and baking powder. Add alternately with the milk to the butter-sugar mixture. Beat well. Add vanilla.
  5. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry. Add 1 cup sugar to the egg whites. Fold into cake batter.
  6. Divide evenly into three prepared 9 inch round pans. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 minutes.
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  1. 44 Ratings


mmmm... this is a wonderful cake, & one of my new favorites, I put chocolate icing on mine, and also used baking soda instead of baking powder because I ran out but don't think that made too m...

Excellent white cake recipe! After eating this, you'll never want to make another box cake mix again. I'm a novice cake baker and this was very easy to put together and very well worth it.

This was one of the best cakes I've ever made. Frosted with milk chocolate frosting (sift together 6 T cocoa with 2 1/2 c powdered sugar, cream 1/2 c butter, add 5 T whole milk or cream, 1 t. v...

I really liked this recipe for a classic yellow cake. I let my ingredients come up to room temperature before I started mixing. Next time, I might add an additional egg yolk just for a deeper ye...

This is a really great cake. My family loved it. It's easy to make and taste rich and light. It has become one of our favorites.

I cheated and took a shortcut - um, I didn't separate the eggs and do the whole beat the egg whites until stiff thing - and it still turned out great. But it was a little short on flavor. More v...

This is a very good, very easy recipe. I baked mini cupcakes, for about 7-8 minutes, till just done. The kids LOVED them.

Although easy and relatively quick, the cake was dry and had little flavor. We did not like it at all and ended up throwing most of it away.

I used this recipe for my dad's birthday cake and filled it with lemon icing also from this site. This is everything you could wish for in a cake. Light, fluffy and moist. It's also easy to make...