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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1 h servings 389 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 389 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 20.8 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 46.3g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 5.4 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 119 mg
  • 40%
  • Sodium:
  • 251 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  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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