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Yellow Cake with Buttercream Frosting

Prep time
25 mins
Cook time
35 mins
Total time
1 hours 0 mins

Ingredients

FOR THE CAKE:

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1.5 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 2 cups of GF all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

FOR THE BUTTERCREAM FROSTING:

  • 3 to 3.5 cups powdered sugar
  • 12 tbsp butter, soft
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp milk

FOR THE TOPPINGS:

  • rainbow sprinkles

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  2. Line 9" by 13" pan with non-stick tin foil. 
  3. In a large bowl, mix butter and sugar.
  4. Add in eggs. 
  5. Add flour, baking powder, and salt.
  6. Add milk and then vanilla. Stir well. 
  7. Pour batter into lined pan.
  8. Bake for about 35 minutes. 
  9. In a medium-sized bowl, combine the powdered sugar, butter, vanilla extract, and milk to make the buttercream frosting. Mix well. Start with 3 cups of powdered sugar and if you need more, then add another ½ cup. If you want more frosting, you can double the amounts for the frosting recipe.
  10. Frost the yellow cake with the buttercream frosting.
  11. After the cake is frosted, add rainbow sprinkles all over cake. 
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