Vanilla Cake Recipe from Cake Boss

Do you want ‌to try your hand at replicating⁤ a​ cake fit for a Cake ‌Boss?⁣ Don’t worry, ⁤it’s not too difficult! We’ve got a delicious ⁢vanilla‌ cake recipe from none other than​ the legendary Cake Boss himself. ⁤With a⁤ few‌ simple ingredients and a few⁣ easy steps, this amazing cake ​will‍ be sure to ⁢impress!

1. Get ⁤Ready for ‌a Delicious ‌

Delicious cakes often come to mind when thinking ‍about dessert, and with a recipe from the Cake Boss himself, it’s ​guaranteed to be one of the best.‍ The ‌following vanilla cake recipe is sure to​ tantalize ​your taste buds and amaze your guests.

  • 2 3/4​ cups all-purpose ​flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 sticks of unsalted​ butter, at room temperature
  • 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar

Start by‌ preheating your oven‌ to 350 degrees and preparing two 9-inch round cake pans with cooking spray and parchment paper.

In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt. In a large mixing ‍bowl, combine the butter and‌ sugar, and cream​ until light and fluffy. At low speed, add the flour mixture and mix until just incorporated. Divide the batter evenly between the two pans and ​bake for 25 minutes or until‌ the tops are golden ‌brown and ​a toothpick inserted ‍in the center comes out clean.


  • 1/2⁢ cup salted butter,‌ at room temperature
  • 3 cups confectioners sugar
  • 2​ teaspoons pure vanilla​ extract
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream

To make the frosting, ​beat ‍the butter in a medium bowl‌ until‍ fluffy. Add the confectioner’s sugar, one cup‌ at a time, and ​continue to mix until full incorporated. Add the vanilla​ extract and heavy cream. Continue​ to beat for 3 minutes or until light and fluffy.​ Spread the frosting over ​the cooled cakes and enjoy!

2. ⁣Gather‍ the Ingredients

Alright, now that ‍you⁢ have⁢ the utensils ⁣ready, ⁣it’s time to start gathering the ingredients for our‍ delicious vanilla cake! ⁢You’ll ⁣need⁤ the following:

  • 3⁣ cups ⁣of AP all-purpose flour ​+ 1 tsp ⁣baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup of softened butter
  • 1/2⁤ cup of vegetable shortening
  • 2 and ⁢1/4 cups of⁣ granulated sugar
  • 4‌ large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 cup of Whole Milk
  • 3‌ and 1/2⁢ tsp⁣ of vanilla extract + 1/2 tsp of⁣ pure extract

Measure the flour, baking soda‌, and salt into a​ large bowl, and mix ⁢evenly‌ with a spoon.‌ In a separate bowl, cream together the butter‌ and shortening until it is fluffy and light.⁢ Add the ‍sugar to the ⁢butter and shortening‌ mixture, slowly while beating continuously.‍ Beat ‌until the ⁢sugar is completely ​incorporated.

Add​ the eggs one at‍ a time to the butter ⁣and‌ sugar⁢ mixture. ​Once all the eggs have ‌been added, add the milk. ​Beat⁢ for 3 minutes on medium speed ⁤until ​a ⁤smooth and creamy consistency⁢ is achieved. ​Gradually⁢ add the flour combination to ​the ‌butter and‍ sugar ‌mixture,‍ and ⁣continue ⁤beating on medium ⁤speed until all the ingredients ‌are fully blended together. ​Lastly, add the ⁣vanilla⁣ extract⁢ and pure extract,​ and mix​ everything together for another two minutes ⁤on⁣ medium speed. Now the batter for‌ your ⁢cake boss style vanilla cake is ‍ready!

3. ​Let’s ​Start Baking!

Are ​you ready to take your​ baking skills ⁣to the next level with a ? Here’s what ⁢you need:

  • 2¼ cups⁤ of all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon of ⁣baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 2 sticks ‌of butter, at ‌room​ temperature
  • 2 cups ‍of​ granulated sugar
  • 4⁤ eggs
  • 2 teaspoons of pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of milk

Start ‍by preheating your oven to ‍350°F. ⁣Grease‌ and​ flour ‌a 9-inch‌ cake pan⁣ and set aside.

In a medium-sized ​bowl, ⁢mix together the flour,​ baking powder, ⁤and salt⁢ until ⁣fully combined.⁤ In a ‍separate bowl,⁤ beat together the⁢ butter and sugar ‍until light and fluffy. Beat in ‌the eggs one at a time, and then add the vanilla ⁢extract.

Alternate adding the dry ingredients and the milk, beginning and ending ⁣with the dry ingredients. Scrape ⁤the ⁢batter⁤ into the prepared pan and‌ bake ⁣for 35 minutes or until ⁤a toothpick ‍inserted ‌in the center comes out clean. Cool in⁢ the pan for ‍10 minutes before ⁢transferring ‍to a wire ⁤rack⁢ to ‌cool ​completely.

Voilà! ⁣Your​ dreamy ⁤vanilla cake is⁤ ready to ‌serve.‍ Enjoy!

4. Enjoy the Delicious ⁣Results of Your Homemade Vanilla⁣ Cake

1.​ Let It Cool: It won’t ​be ⁢long before‌ your homemade vanilla cake is ready ‍to be served. But before you rush ​to dig into that delicious finish⁢ product, make sure it has cooled off properly. ⁣Slice into the ‌vanilla ‍cake if necessary​ to ensure that all parts are cool. If⁤ not, ‌pull the cake ⁣out of the oven ⁤and leave it to cool off for another 10 minutes.

2. ⁤Time to Slice: ​Once your⁢ cake has cooled off, it ⁤is‌ time ⁢to get slicing! The​ perfect vanilla cake can look ‌like anything from a⁣ traditional two-layer​ cake ⁣to a multi-layer torte. ​Use a knife to carefully⁢ cut the⁤ cake into the desired shapes. Give yourself ‌plenty‌ of space, so you don’t end up⁢ with a big mess.⁢ Top the ⁤cake off with a light dusting of⁤ powdered sugar,​ if you’d like.

3.‌ Serve ⁣and Enjoy: When ⁢you’re all ⁣done slicing and⁤ decorating, it’s time to show off‍ your amazing ‌creation. Place​ the ⁤slices of cake on ​plates and serve them with a nice cup of tea or a glass of ‍wine. Finish with​ a generous sprinkle ‍of vanilla extract or⁣ ground nutmeg.

Enjoy your‌ perfectly crafted vanilla​ cake – the absolute work of a ​Cake Boss! So, why not give this ‌delicious vanilla cake recipe ⁤a try and see for‍ yourself if ‌you can ⁢become⁢ the ‍next Cake Boss? You ‍won’t regret it!