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Basic Yellow Cake

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The Basic White Cake is a a simple and easy recipe. If you are new to baking, then this is the perfect recipe to try.
Ingredients
  Egg yolk 1
  Cold water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sifted cake flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Lemon flavoring 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Grease and flour 3 cake pans.

MAKING
2) In a bowl, add the egg yolks and beat till thick light yelloqw in colour.
3) Slowly add in the sugar, beating well after each addition.
4) Add in the salt and baking powder and beat well.
5) Alternating, mix in the cold water and flour. Keep beating well after each addition.
6) Stir in the lemon flavoring.
7) Transfer the batter into the cake pans.
8) Place in the oven and bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes, till done.

SERVING
9) Serve simply, or topped with chocolate sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2126 Calories from Fat 54

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.4%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g8.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 185.1 mg61.7%

Sodium 672.2 mg28%

Total Carbohydrates 499 g166.4%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17%

Sugars 303.1 g

Protein 23 g45.8%

Vitamin A 4.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 43.3% Iron 107.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Basic Yellow Cake Recipe