Vanilla Buttercream Cake

Simple and easy, this Classic Yellow Cake with Buttercream Icing is a standard project every baker and decorator should have in their wheelhouse. The rich flavors of the yellow cake combine perfectly with the buttercream icing, making this a crowd-pleaser for any occasion. This cake decorating project is perfect for beginners and is easy to customize to suit your celebration. Add a personalized message or some sprinkles for a festive dessert you’ll be proud to show off.
Skill Level: Beginner

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Step 1

Bake cake. Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool two cake layers.

Step 2

Prepare buttercream. Prepare buttercream following recipe instructions. Level, fill and stack cake layers.

Step 3

Decorate cake. Using spatula, ice cake with buttercream. Use tip of spatula to add swirl marks in icing.

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