David's Yellow Cake

David's Yellow Cake

Desserts Cakes Yellow Cake

After trying different cake recipes that I thought were too dry, I decided to try making up one of my own.

Servings per recipe: 12
Calories per serving: 360
Preparation time: 20m
Total cooking time: 50m


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 8 egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • 1   Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour 2 - 8 inch round pans. Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  • 2   In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg yolks one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the milk, mixing just until incorporated. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  • 3   Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until tops spring back when lightly tapped. Cool 15 minutes before turning out onto cooling racks.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 18.8g 29%
    Saturated Fat 11.0g  
Cholesterol 178mg 59%
Sodium 278mg 11%
Potassium 65mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 44.2g 14%
Dietary Fiber 0.4g 2%
Protein 4.3g 9%
Sugars 26g  
Vitamin A 661IU  
Vitamin C 0mg  
Calcium 73mg  
Iron 2mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 2mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 6mg  
Folate 60mcg