Classic Vanilla Cake
  • ½ Cup Unsalted Butter, Softened
  • ½ Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1½ Cups Granulated Sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 Tbsp Vanilla Extract
  • 3 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Tbsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1¼ Cups Whole Milk
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and prepare (4) 6 inch cake pans with parchment lining the bottom
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt; set aside
  3. In the bowl of a stand mixer with paddle attachment, cream together the butter, vegetable oil and sugar until creamy and light in color
  4. Add the eggs one at a time and vanilla extract and beat until fully combined and smooth
  5. Alternated adding in the flour mixture and the milk until all ingredients are added in and batter is smooth
  6. Beat on medium speed for 3-4 minutes to make sure that all ingredients are incorporated
  7. Evenly divide the batter into each cake pan
  8. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until the cake springs back at the touch
  9. Allow the cake to cool completely before layering and icing
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