Want to learn how to make a basic vanilla cake? If you’re looking for a dessert that is fluffy, buttery, and packed with delicious flavor, you’ll love our recipe. And you don’t want to miss our bonus guide to basic cake baking tips and tricks.
19 Life-Changing Baking Tips From Professional Bakers
Spread a thin layer of frosting all over the cake. Don’t worry about making it pretty at this point, you just want to make sure there’s no naked cake peeking out. This is called the “crumb coat.” Think of it as your base coat.