The Best Fluffy Vanilla Cake Recipe Ever!

The Best Fluffy Vanilla Cake Recipe Ever!

Hey! Its Carla from CarlasCakes! Looking for the ultimate Vanilla cake recipe ever? Are you looking for a fluffy and easy vanilla cake? Are you looking for a delicious vanilla cake recipe? Well you have come to the right spot, because here is the The Best Fluffy Vanilla Cake recipe from CarlasCakes! You can watch the video and full instructions of how to make the Best Fluffy Vanilla Cake Recipe ever on Carla in the Kitchen. You can catch me on RogersTV Channel 22! Link to the episode will be up soon 🙂 Basic vanilla cake recipe: So to make your basic vanilla cake, you’ll need: 1 cup white sugar 1/2 cup butter 2 eggs 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups flour 1 3/4 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup milk In a medium bowl, cream together the sugar and butter for about 6-7 min until it has gotten really pale and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Combine flour and baking powder, add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Finally stir in the milk until batter is smooth. Click HERE for the buttercream recipe! Have fun and don’t forget to tag CarlasCakes on Instagram (@CarlasCakes) and Facebook (@CarlasCakes) of your vanilla...
The Best Vanilla Buttercream Recipe Ever!

The Best Vanilla Buttercream Recipe Ever!

Hey! It’s Carla from CarlasCakes! Today, I want to start off with the basics. On Episode 1 of Carla in the Kitchen, I demonstrated how to bake, level, stack, fill and crumb coat a cake. You can watch the full episode on RogersTV Channel 22. Link will be posted online soon 🙂 I also demonstrated how to make my Delicious Easy Vanilla Cake Recipe, and Easy Vanilla Buttercream Recipe! CarlasCakes is the best online cake and cupcake shop in Ottawa, and our vanilla cake and cupcakes are the number one sellers in the area! Here’s how to make The Best Vanilla Buttercream Recipe ever! You’ll need: 1 cup butter (soft) 3 cups icing sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1-2 tsp whipping cream In your mixer, add your soft butter and mix. Add half of your sugar and mix on medium low for about 30 seconds. Scrape the sides and add your vanilla extract and whipping cream. Mix until incorporated and add the remaining sugar. Mix on medium high for 5-6 min until your buttercream is light and fluffy! You buttercream is now ready for use. You can use this recipe to ice your cakes and cupcakes. You can add any colour you’d like by using gel food colouring. If you are making a cake for a girl, try dying it a light pink. If you are making a cake for a boy, you can add some drops of blue to make it a light blue colour. Have fun and don’t forget to tag CarlasCakes on Instagram (@CarlasCakes) and Facebook (@CarlasCakes) of your vanilla icing...
Valentines Cake Pops Recipe

Valentines Cake Pops Recipe

I thought I HATED cake pops. I made them for a baby shower a few years ago and they were a pain in the butt cheeks with all that freezing and refreezing, dipping, twirling, decorating, and oh that texture!! Ewww!! It was soggy, grainy, and tasted like someone had chewed it up already.  My hubby sat quietly, ate the whole thing and calmly said “you don’t have to make these again please”  LOL I seriously did not see what all the cake pop hype was about, but I kept getting requests to “PLEASE DO A CAKE POP TUTORIAL!”.  I can’t let my babies (you) down so I got back in the kitchen to figure these things out. Something had to give! I discovered that I LOVED cake pops.  Here’s what I learned: Go EASY On The Frosting: What a lot of folks failed to mention in the cake pop tutorials that I was following was to ONLY ADD A LITTLE BIT OF FROSTING. That is super important!!  Most cakes are already moist. Too much frosting and it’s ruined in my opinion, not unless you add more cake. Use Your Hands To Mix:It really helps to mix it up with your hands so that you can get the feel of it. When I used a spoon to mix it up, it looked as if I wasn’t putting in enough frosting but it  turned out that it was way too much when I went to make a ball. The cake should still be a bit crumbly even when the frosting is mixed in. Mini Ice Cream Scoop Works Great: Use an ice...