Colorful cake

A classic recipe for people who love cake and enjoy baking

Having finished all school work, sophomore Savannah Beydoun bakes a colorful cake. “I loved putting on the frosting, the sprinkles were so much fun,” sister Samantha Nowak said. It is in the family’s calendar to try this recipe again with new frostings.

Having finished all school work, sophomore Savannah Beydoun bakes a colorful cake. “I loved putting on the frosting, the sprinkles were so much fun,” sister Samantha Nowak said. It is in the family’s calendar to try this recipe again with new frostings.

Savannah Beydoun, Staff Writer

With all of these new and complicated cakes that can scramble a baker’s brain, it’s pleasurable to bake a traditional and enjoyable recipe.

Prep time is 15 minutes; but for any experienced cake baker, it’s a breeze and a fraction of the time. The recipe also calls for convenient ingredients, which are typically already in the cabinet. This saves from an unwanted trip to the grocery store.

It was a pleasant discovery to find the cake moist and soft after baking. A dry and crumbly cake can be a cake lover’s worst nightmare. Another flaw could’ve been not making enough to feed all the members of the household. Luckily with this recipe, that wasn’t the case; the proportions fed 5 hungry mouths.

Artistic creativity includes a large plus to this recipe. Enjoy decorating the cake for any type of celebration—whether it’s for a birthday, a holiday or to just eat a delicious cake. Design this cake with any frosting and sprinkles the baker desires. The color combinations for the frosting and sprinkles never end.

Most frostings combine amazing with this cake. Some frosting options include: buttercream, cream cheese, chocolate, whipped cream, glaze, fondant and more.

This recipe bakes up five out of five stars.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 35 minutes

Total time: 50 minutes 

Ingredients:

Two sticks of unsalted butter at room temperature, plus more for pans

Three cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pans

One tablespoon baking powder

Half teaspoon salt

One and one-fourth cups sugar

Four large eggs at room temperature

One tablespoon vanilla extract

One and one-fourth cups whole milk or three-fourth cup heavy cream mixed with half cup water

Instructions:

  1. Preheat 350 degrees 
  2. Butter cake pans and line bottom with parchment paper
  3. In a bowl mix flour, baking powder, butter, sugar and eggs
  4. Bake in oven for 30 to 35 minutes
  5. Cool for 10 minutes

Recipe by Food Network Kitchen