Cakes

Super-Moist Vanilla Cake with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

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When you're baking this super-moist, delicious cake, the whole house smells incredibly delicious with vanilla cake intoxication! Perfect for all your celebrations and holidays!

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1 cup unsalted butter, softened
½ cup vegetable shortening
3 cups granulated sugar
5 eggs, room temp
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
½ cup whole milk, room temp
½ cup buttermilk, room temp
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350º F. Prepare 2 9-inch round cake pans with nonstick baking spray or coated well with shortening or butter and floured, remove excess flour (You can also do 3-layer using 3 9-inch round cake pans baking for 25 mins) Using a mixer, cream together butter and shortening until light and fluffy. Gradually add sugar one cup at a time, making sure to fully incorporate each cup before adding another. Add each egg one at a time, making sure to fully incorporate each egg before adding another. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Pour both milks and vanilla into measuring cup and whisk together until mixed. Add to butter and shortening mixture alternately with milk mixture, beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Gently stir all ingredients until well combined, getting all ingredients from side of mixing bowl mixed in as well. Evenly distribute cake batter between cake pans and place pans into oven. Bake for 40-50 minutes, or until a toothpick or cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove and allow to cool slightly in cake pans for about 5 minutes, then cool completely on a wire rack. Frost cake as desired.
Nutritions

Calories
539

Sodium
88mg
3% DV

Fat
23g
35% DV

Protein
5g
11% DV

Carbs
75g
25% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV
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