Fluffy, Moist Yellow Cake From Scratch

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Mar. 24, 2014

Buh-bye dry, crumbly eggy tasting yellow cake! Heeeeelllloooo buttery, fluffy, moist, made from scratch yellow cake!! This recipe is a family favorite and I'm so excited to share it with you guys!! This yellow cake is as old fashioned as it gets and uses nothing but simple ingredients to produce one fantastic moist and velvety soft cake.

Be CAREFUL NOT TO OVERBAKE. Pair this cake up with homemade chocolate buttercream frosting, sprinkles and candles!!! I don't care it's not anyone's birthday. PUT SOME CANDLES ON THIS CAKE ANNIE MAE!! It makes you happy!


Unsalted butter 1 Cup (16 tbs) , softened
White sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Eggs 2 , separated (at room temperature)
Pure vanilla extract 3 Teaspoon
Cake flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs) (at room temperature)


For directions, please visit http://divascancook.com/2014/03/moist-yellow-cake-recipe-old-fashioned.html

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 765Calories from Fat 293

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.8%

Saturated Fat 19 g95%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 548 mg22.83%

Total Carbohydrates 109 g36.3%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 67 g

Protein 11 g22%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet