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Easy Vanilla Cake Recipe From Scratch

This vanilla cake recipe is so easy, just mix ingredients in one bowl and bake! Once you try a homemade vanilla cake from scratch, you’ll never want to have one from the mix!

This homemade vanilla cake is so fluffy, tender and delicious! Every time you take a bite, the tender crumbs just melt in your mouth! It tastes so fresh and smells amazing, this is the only vanilla cake recipe that you’ll ever need!

Homemade from scratch vanilla cake tastes so much better than the one from the boxed mix, there is no comparison! Also, homemade vanilla cake has only natural wholesome ingredients, while the box mix has artificial flavors, colorings and preservatives. Just say “No” to the chemicals and make this amazing vanilla cake from scratch! This recipe is so easy, even the absolute beginners can make it!


9x13 Inch Non-Stick Baking Dish
Measuring Cups
Measuring Spoons
Electric Mixer


1/2 cup butter softened (1 stick)
1 1/3 cups sugar
2 eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tbsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup milk
1 tbsp vanilla extract


Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray a 9x13 non-stick baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.

Put butter and sugar in a large bowl and cream together with a mixer. Add the eggs and mix until combined. Add the milk and vanilla and mix until combined. Add the flour, baking powder and salt and mix until combined.

Pour the batter in a baking dish. Put the vanilla cake in the oven and bake for 40 minutes.

Let cool completely before frosting. If you are looking for frosting recipes, check out my easy vanilla buttercream frosting.