Everyone needs a fast basic butter cake recipe in their collection. A yellow butter cake is so handy and versatile. From the simple butter cake recipe, you can build in different flavour variations like chocolate, orange or lemon. The flavour of the butter cake is mild enough to suit most flavours of frosting and fillings too.
Butter cakes are perfect to dress up or down depending on the event. Add sprinkles and bright frosting for a kid’s birthday cake or layer them with sophisticated fillings for an adult’s special occasion cake.
What makes this easy butter cake recipe even better is that it’s mixed in just one bowl. Hooray! This is the cake recipe I use inside my decorated birthday cake tutorials. Bookmark this recipe for a future date if you need to whip up a cake in a hurry.
You will need: a 20cm to 23cm cake tin, either round or square