Easy Surprise Cake Recipe - Allrecipes.com
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Easy Surprise Cake

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"For birthday parties and other occasions; you don't need vanilla or water. Follow this simple cake recipe, and your family will truly be surprised."

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Original recipe makes 2 8-inch layers Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr

Directions

  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 2 8-inch cake pans.
  2. Place the butter and sugar into a mixing bowl, and mash together with a wooden spoon until the mixture is creamy and thoroughly combined. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs, and pour into the butter mixture. Stir until combined.
  3. Sift the flour and baking powder together in a bowl, and lightly stir into the butter mixture. Pour half the batter into each prepared cake pan.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the middle of a cake comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes. Cool in pans for 10 minutes before removing to finish cooling on wire racks.
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Jun 22, 2010

smaller version of the old fashioned pound cake. to lighten it separate eggs and whip egg whites. fold into the rest just before putting in pan. it's a classic, but i still prefer more modern versions.

 
Jun 02, 2010

Not good. Dense and bitter. Followed the recipe, but was disappointed.

 

3 Ratings

Sep 14, 2011

Very easy and quick recipe for cake in a pinch. I added about a tsp of vanilla just for flavor. It was a bit heavy though, and when I made 2 8in cakes they were quite thin. Next time I will put the entire batter into a single pan, or double the recipe.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 389 kcal
  • 19%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 46.3 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 129 mg
  • 43%
  • Fat
  • 20.8 g
  • 32%
  • Fiber
  • 0.7 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 5.4 g
  • 11%
  • Sodium
  • 251 mg
  • 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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