This easy yellow cake recipe is a classic dessert that is perfect for any occasion. With a soft and moist crumb, this cake is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Whether you’re baking for a birthday, potluck, or just because, this yellow cake is a simple and delicious option that everyone will love.

Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 25 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutes | Serves: 12


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) and grease and flour a 9×13-inch baking pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Add the milk, melted butter, and vanilla extract to the dry ingredients and mix until well combined.
  4. Beat in the eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan and smooth the top with a spatula.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Remove the cake from the oven and let it cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
  8. Slice and serve the cake on its own or with your favorite frosting or whipped cream.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 280 || Carbohydrates: 44g || Protein: 4g || Fat: 10g || Fiber: 1g || Sugar: 25g || Cholesterol: 60mg || Sodium: 320mg

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