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Yellow Cake

For 2-layer-size cake
  All purpose flour 2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Milk 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
For 1-layer-size cake
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Vanilla 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Milk 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)

Grease and lightly flour baking pans. For 2-layer-size cake, use two 8 x 1 1/2-inch or 9 x 1 1/2-inch round baking pans, or one 13x9x2-inch baking pan. For 1-layer-size cake, use one 8x1 1/2-inch or 9 x 1 1/2-inch round baking pan, or one 8x8x2-inch baking pan. Set aside. In a small mixing bowl stir together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
In a mixer bowl beat butter or margarine with an electric mixer till softened (about 30 seconds). Add sugar and vanilla. Beat till well combined.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating for 1 minute after each. Alternately add flour mixture and milk to beaten mixture, beating on low speed after each addition just till combined. Turn batter into the prepared pans. Bake in a 350° oven for 30 to 35 minutes for all cake sizes or till done. Cool cake in pan for 10 minutes. If desired, remove cake from pan, then cool completely.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5519 Calories from Fat 1506

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 171 g262.9%

Saturated Fat 100.2 g501%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1040.6 mg346.9%

Sodium 3346.4 mg139.4%

Total Carbohydrates 919 g306.4%

Dietary Fiber 13.8 g55.3%

Sugars 526.4 g

Protein 87 g174%

Vitamin A 107.8% Vitamin C

Calcium 207.4% Iron 159.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Yellow Cake Recipe