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    Default french vanilla cake from scratch

    I'm looking for a recipe for a french vanilla cake made from scratch, all the ones I see are from box mixes....does anyone have one that would be willing to share?

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    Wink

    This is the recipe I always use, and I just change the flavor of extract I use for the flavor cake I want. I also make this as a chocolate lovelight chiffon cake which is made a bit differently for all our family birthdays.

    Lovelight Chiffon Cake


    Author/Submitted by: Halepaska's Bakery, Victoria, Texas
    Servings: 12
    Categories: Cakes / Desserts

    Ingredients:
    2 1/4 cups Cake flour ( this is a must, do not substitute regular flour)
    1 1/2 cups Sugar
    3 teaspoons Baking powder
    1 teaspoon Salt
    1/3 cup Salad oil
    1 cup Milk
    1 1/2 teaspoons Lemon flavor (in this case, vanilla extract)*
    2 Eggs, (separated)


    Directions:
    Sift together into bowl the flour, 1 cup sugar, baking powder and salt. Add oil, 1/2 cup milk and flavoring. Beat 1 minute and add rest of milk and egg yolks. Beat 1 minute. In separate bowl, beat egg whites very stiff and add 1/2 cup sugar. Continue beating for 1 to 2 minutes to make a very stiff meringue. Fold meringue into batter. Pour into 9x13 pan and bake 30 to 35 minutes at 350F.

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    Red face

    Found this by googling~~~

    French Vanilla Cake

    1 cup butter
    2 cup sugar
    6 med eggs
    2 cup flour
    1 tsp baking soda
    1 cup buttermilk
    1/2 cup vegetable oil such as crisco oil

    Frosting:
    1/2 cup butter
    1 cup coconut
    1 (8 oz.) cream cheese
    1 cup pecans, ground fine
    1 box powdered sugar

    Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time and mix. Add flour, baking soda and buttermilk; mix well. Add oil. Bake in layer cake pans for 40 min. or until done.

    Frosting: Mix all ingredients together well and frost cake.

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    Default thanks....

    I will print these off and give these a try later in the week. I have 2more 12hr shifts to pull..thanks again!!

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    Default cake flour

    one recipe calls for cake flour the other recipe list flour
    is that all purpose or self rising.

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