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Yellow Cake Recipe

Yellow cake is the very basic and simple cake, can be served with vanilla or chocolate frosting. Due to its light yellow colour, the cake got its name.

Ingredients for Yellow cake:

1 1/2 cup flour
2 eggs
1 1/2 cup sugar, powdered
3/4 cup butter
1 t-spoon Baking powder
1/4 t-spoon cooking soda
1/2 t-spoon vanilla extract
a pinch of salt (optional)
1 table-spoon sugar, powdered

 

How to make Yellow cake:

  • First of all, Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Melt butter and put it in a large bowl, add sugar to the bowl and mash it properly.
  • Now, add eggs, first the white part only, mash it for a minute. then, add the yellow part, mash it again for a minute.
  • Then, add flour, vanilla essence and a pinch of salt (optional). Mash it properly now, for 5 mins. atleast so that no lumps remain.
  • Then, add baking powder and cooking soda and mix it properly again for a minute or two.
  • Now, take a pan of microwave oven, grease the bottom and sides of the pan properly with 1 t-spoon butter. Sprinkle powdered sugar on top of it. Put the batter in the pan and spread it properly.
  • Now, start baking the cake. Bake it for 40 mins. If it still sticks after inserting a toothpick, increase the baking time.
  • After 40 mins. or so hot Yellow cake will be ready to eat.

Note - Always mash the cake as much as you can in clockwise direction only.