How to make a Basic Cake Recipe from Scratch

By LeafTV Contributor

Here is a nice, moist yellow cake which you can add other flavors, or decorate up in a zillion different ways.

Basic yellow cake, frosted

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour cake pans.

Step 2

Separate the egg whites and yolks, and beat the whites until soft peaks form, and set aside for now.

Step 3

Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt in separate bowl and set aside for now.

Step 4

Beat butter and sugar, until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks, one at a time and beat well between each egg yolk, Stir in vanilla.

Step 5

Beat in sifted , alternately with the milk, just until incorporated, and ending with flour mixture.flour mixture. Using a wooden spoon, mix in egg whites.

Step 6

Pour into prepared pans, and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick test comes out clean

Step 7

Cool for 15 minutes, tap pans into a cooling rack, and let your creative juices flow!@