Make the Perfect Vanilla Cake

Got that midnight baking urge? Try the fluffiest vanilla cake.

Whether you are looking to satisfy that sweet tooth or want to surprise your loved ones with a nice fresh fruit cake, this is the recipe for you.


1 and 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
1 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg, at room temperature
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1 cup whole milk

7 Tablespoons unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
1 and 3/4 cups confectioners’ sugar
2–3 teaspoons heavy cream or milk
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Fruit of your choice

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