Desserts

Best Ever Homemade Yellow Cake

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You’ll never need another from-scratch yellow cake recipe as long as you’ve got this one at-the-ready! It really is the best! It’s moist and decadent and perfectly paired with a rich chocolate buttercream frosting!

3 c. flour
1 tsp. salt
1 1/2 c. sugar
4 egg yolks ( keep the whites )
2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 c. shortening
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 1/2 c. plus 2 Tbsp. milk
Chocolate Buttercream Frosting:
1/2 c. butter ( softened )
3 1/2 c. powdered sugar
2 heaping spoonfuls baking cocoa
1 tsp. vanilla extract
Milk for thinning
Stir together flour, salt and baking powder in a bowl. In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat shortening on high until softened. Gradually add sugar and vanilla, mixing in between. Add egg yolks one at a...
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Nutritions

Calories
8276

Sodium
2481mg
103% DV

Fat
256g
394% DV

Protein
106g
212% DV

Carbs
1422g
483% DV

Fiber
35g
140% DV