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Homemade Vanilla Cake is the easiest homemade cake recipe ever! Just 4 ingredients you likely already have on hand: sugar, eggs, flour and vanilla. Simple Cake recipe that's a cross between angel food cake and sponge cake. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Cake
Servings: 12


Homemade Cake

  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • fresh berries & cream for topping

Easy Almond Glaze

  • 1 TBSP melted butter
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 TBSP milk


How to make Homemade Vanilla Cake recipe

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a bundt cake pan.
  • Combine sugar and eggs in a mixing bowl and mix for 1 minute. Add in flour and vanilla, then mix on medium speed for 8 minutes.
  • Pour batter into cake pan and bake for 30-35 minutes, until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. (Cake will be very soft to the touch and register 200 degrees F on a thermometer.)
  • Cool for 20-30 minutes, then invert onto a plate and cool completely. Serve with berries and cream or top with almond glaze, then berries.

How to make Simple Almond Glaze

  • Whisk all ingredients together and drizzle on cooled cake. Top with fresh berries, slice & enjoy!