How to Make Chocolate Vanilla Cake

Many people love baking. So why not learn how to make a chocolate vanilla cake? It's tasty, it's yummy! You'll just love it.


Vanilla CakeEdit

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk

Chocolate FrostingEdit

  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla.
  • 3 oz unsweetened baking chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons milk

Part One of Three:
The Vanilla Cake

  1. 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. 2
    Grease and flour a 9x9 inch pan or line a muffin pan with paper liners.
  3. 3
    In a medium bowl, cream together the sugar and butter. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Combine flour and baking powder, add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Finally, stir in the milk until batter is smooth. Pour or spoon batter into the prepared pan.
  4. 4
    Bake for 30 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven. For cupcakes, bake 20 to 25 minutes. The cake is done when it springs back to the touch.

Part Three of Three:
Combining and Decoration

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  • Why would I put in so much baking powder?
    Answered by Amy273
    • To help the cake rise properly in the oven.
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  • If I want to know more about the recipe, where should I look?
    Answered by wikiHow Contributor
    • Try cooking websites like BBC food or James Martin. They might have what you're looking for.
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  • Is there a substitute for vanilla extract?
    Answered by Sofia C.
    • There are not many substitutes for vanilla extract. You can try to use real vanilla beans or artificial vanilla extract.
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  • In frosting, should we use vanilla extract or vanilla ice cream?
    Answered by wikiHow Contributor
    • Use vanilla extract.
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  • Should i use vanilla ice cream or vanilla extract for chocolate frosting?
  • 1. Can I bake with icing sugar, cooking and baking butter, 2.also my cake comes out oily why? Could it be the milk[I use peak liquid milk]?
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  • Don't put too much frosting, otherwise, it will taste too sweet.
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Things You'll NeedEdit

Vanilla CakeEdit

  • Cake pan or muffin pan and paper liners
  • Pastry brush
  • Mixing bowl
  • Oven

Chocolate FrostingEdit

  • Mixing bowl
  • Spoon or electric mixer

Combining and DecorationEdit

  • Knife (optional)
  • Frosting spatula
  • Frosting bag (optional)
  • Cake stand

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