8 Inch Round Vanilla Cake
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a great round vanilla cake with stabilized whipped cream frosting, perfect for an after-dinner treat, or for small parties and family gatherings.
Recipe type: cake
Cuisine: dessert
Serves: 8 servings
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/4 cups flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. You can mix this cake by hand with a whisk, or with an electric mixer.
  3. Prepare one 8 inch round cake pan with a baking spray (or grease and flour pan)
  4. wrap a wet baking strip or towel around the outer edge of pan to ensure even baking
  5. In a medium bowl, whisk sugar with eggs until fluffy and lighter in color.
  6. Add in flour, baking powder and whisk to combine and start pouring in the milk, butter, oil, and vanilla and finish mixing it all in without over mixing.
  7. Pour batter into prepared baking pan
  8. Bake for 30 minutes, then test until a toothpick comes out clean.
  9. Allow cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a piece of wax paper, then turn again right side up on a cooling rack to cool completely.
  10. Spread whipped cream over top of the cake (printable recipe follows) with an offset spatula to create swirls to give it a fluffy look.
  11. Top with sprinkles.
  12. Place in the fridge until ready to serve.
  13. Remove cake from fridge 15 minutes before serving
estimated weight conversion for this reicpe:
1 cup sugar =200g
2 eggs
1 1/4 cup all purpose flour =156.44g
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder=6.65g
1/2 cup milk=122.43g
1/4 cup melted butter=29g
2 tablespoons oil =28.39g
1 tablespoon vanilla extract =13g
Recipe by Created by Diane at https://www.createdby-diane.com/2019/04/8-inch-round-vanilla-cake.html