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The Best Vanilla Cake Ever

This is my Best Vanilla Cake Ever recipe, and it's simple to make.
Prep Time5 mins
Active Time1 hr
Cooling Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cake Recipes, Pound Cake Recipes
Yield: 10 slices (approx)
Author: Amrita Roy


  • 2 cups All purpose flour
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 50 gms Unsalted Butter soft
  • ½ cup Vegetable Oil
  • 2 nos Eggs large
  • teaspoon Baking Powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 3 tablespoon Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • Salt


  • Preheat the oven to 340 degree F (170 degree C). Lightly grease a pan with butter and line it with a butter paper or parchment paper.
  • Sift flour along with other dry ingredients such as salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Keep the mixture aside.
  • Take unsalted butter and vegetable oil together in a bowl.
  • Next add sugar into the bowl and beat it using mechanical or electrical whisk until light and fluffy.
  • Add one egg at a time and beat well after each addition. Blend in the vanilla extract.
  • Now slowly add the flour mixture into the wet mixture. Combine with a spatula using cut and fold method.
  • Next slowly add milk into the batter and mix well.
  • Once the batter is ready pour it into the lined cake tin and bake it at 340 F (170 C) temperature for 40 minutes or until a skewer inserted comes out clean.
  • Take out the cake from the oven and allow it cool on a rack.
  • Once the cake is cooled down, slice it and store it in a airtight container.