Golden Vanilla Cake
The following recipe is already calculated to yield 2-7" + 2-5" layers
For the 2-10" layers mix the recipe 1 more time
  • Unsalted Butter 18 Tablespoons (260g)
  • Cream Cheese 1 + ⅓ cups (340g)
  • Granulated Sugar 3 cup (600g)
  • All Purpose Flour 3 cup (375g)
  • Baking Powder 5 teaspoons (24g)
  • Salt 1 teaspoon
  • Eggs large 8 (400g)
  • Egg Yolks 4 (72g)
  • Vanilla Extract 4 teaspoons (20ml)
  1. Cream the butter and cream cheese together slowly to incorporate evenly.
  2. Add the sugar gradually while mixing on low until it is all combined well, do not whip on high speed or incorporate a lot of air.
  3. Combine the eggs, yolks and vanilla and then add one at time to the creaming mixture. Be sure to mix well, before adding in the other egg and scrape the bottom and sides of the bowl often.
  4. Add the sifted flour and baking powder all at once and mix until smooth
  5. Pour batter into prepared greasedpans filling just under half way full and bake in preheated 350°F oven immediately for approximately 35 minutes or UNTIL ITS DONE when a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with moist crumbs
Recipe by Gretchen's Bakery at