This is the Best Birthday Cake recipe you’ll ever try! It’s moist, fluffy, and full of delicious flavor that will make any birthday celebration extra special. Whether you’re baking for a loved one or just treating yourself, this cake is sure to impress!

Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 50 minutes | Serves: 8-10


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Your choice of frosting and decorations


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C) and grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a separate large bowl, cream the butter until smooth. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the buttermilk and vanilla extract.
  4. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  5. Divide the batter evenly between the prepared cake pans and smooth the tops with a spatula.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Allow the cakes to cool in the pans for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely before frosting and decorating.
  8. Once cooled, frost and decorate the cake however you like. Enjoy your Best Birthday Cake!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 350 || Carbohydrates: 45g || Protein: 4g || Fat: 16g || Saturated Fat: 9g || Cholesterol: 85mg || Sodium: 280mg || Potassium: 120mg || Fiber: 1g || Sugar: 25g || Vitamin A: 10% || Vitamin C: 0% || Calcium: 6% || Iron: 8%

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