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By kelsa94

Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (24 Votes)
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Servings 9
Preparation time 45
Cooking time 90

  • 1 3/4 cups Baker's Special or granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 3 tablespoons Instant ClearJel or cornstarch
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/4 cups whole milk, room temperature

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I used this deliciously sweet and moist yellow cake mix recipe to make the cupcakes with chocolate frosting

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A moist yellow cake made from scratch

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 8 egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
4.3/5 (36 Votes)

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Don't let your family and friends who eat gluten-free miss out on the delicious dessert you serve! They will love t

  • 3 cups King Arthur Gluten-Free Multi-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 2 tablespoons gluten-free King Arthur Cake Enhancer, optional
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 12 tablespoons soft butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon gluten-free vanilla extract
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk, room temperature
4.3/5 (37 Votes)

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A classic cake and frosting combo, you can't go wrong with this recipe

  • CAKE:
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • FROSTING:
  • 1 pound semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 6 tablespoons dutch-process cocoa powder
  • 6 tablespoons boiling water
  • 3 sticks unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar, sifted
  • Salt, to taste
4/5 (1 Votes)

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This cake is...well, like BUTTER! It is deliciously rich and creamy, and pairs best with chocolate frosting

  • 6 large egg yolks
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 3 cups sifted cake flour
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 12 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature and cut into pieces
4.7/5 (3 Votes)

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Layers of decadence to satisfy any sweet tooth! The yellow cake base and sweetened cream cheese filling are topped ...

  • Cake:
  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) box yellow cake mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • Filling:
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 (16 ounce) box confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • Topping:
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup nuts, chopped (Optional)
4.5/5 (78 Votes)

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This buttery and sweet cake is a perfect dessert served plain or with some fresh berries and whipped cream on top

  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 1/2 cup butter flavor solid crisco
  • 6 eggs
  • 3/4 cup 7-Up
  • 1 teaspoon lemon flavor extract
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon butter flavor extract
4.5/5 (77 Votes)

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Perfect in the spring when there is an abundance of fresh rhubarb

  • 1 pound rhubarb, cut into 1/4 inch pieces (between 3 and 4 cups)
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 (3-ounce) package strawberry Jell-o
  • 1 package yellow cake mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
4.5/5 (77 Votes)

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Old-Fashioned Butter Cake is moist and rich treat that you can eat at any occasion or any time of the day

  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • sifted powdered sugar to garnish
4.4/5 (50 Votes)

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Muffin cups are the perfect size for these little apricot cakes

  • Nonstick vegetable oil spray
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest, finely grated
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup whole milk
  • 2 apricots, halved, pitted, cut into 1/4" wedges
  • 2 tablespoons raw sugar
4.6/5 (25 Votes)

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Thick huge scrumptious crumbs on top of a tasty thin layer of coffeecake! Life doesn't get much better than this, e

  • HEAVY CRUMB TOPPING:
  • 3 sticks butter, melted
  • 4 cups flour
  • 2/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • CAKE:
  • 1 package yellow cake mix
  • 1 (4-serving size) package vanilla instant pudding and pie mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
4/5 (70 Votes)

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Those bright pink cake slices with colorful sprinkles, also known as “Pastel de Niños” (Children’s Cake) wil...

  • CAKE:
  • 2 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup oil, or substitute 1/2 cup applesauce or 1 cup mashed bananas
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste or extract
  • Zest of 1 lemon, optional
  • 1 cup milk
  • PINK FROSTING:
  • 3 cups confectioners sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla and 2 drops red food coloring
  • Candy sprinkles
4.1/5 (58 Votes)

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This cake is very sweet and rich

  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 (16-ounce) box confectioners' sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 to 1 bar of cream cheese
4.2/5 (49 Votes)

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I wish I could take credit for this cake recipe, but it goes to the food blog "Bakerella"

  • 1 cup (2-sticks) butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs, room temperature
  • 3 cups of sifted self-rising flour (I prefer King Arthur Flour Unbleached Self-Rising Flour or you can use White Lily)
  • 1 cup whole milk, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon butter flavoring (I use LorAnns Buttery Sweet Dough Flavor that I buy on Amazon.com)
4.5/5 (17 Votes)

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