Makes a lovely and moist 8-inch cake. Double the recipe for a layer cake.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
45 mins
total:
1 hr 5 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 single-layer cake
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Butter and flour one 8-inch cake pan.

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  • Cream butter and sugar together in a bowl until fluffy. Add vanilla extract. Beat in eggs 1 at a time.

  • Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together into a bowl 3 times. Add flour mixture to egg mixture in 3 additions, alternating with milk and ending with flour mixture. Pour batter into the prepared cake pan.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, 45 to 60 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

312 calories; protein 4.2g; carbohydrates 44.7g; fat 13.2g; cholesterol 78.2mg; sodium 106.2mg. Full Nutrition
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