Classic Birthday Cake Recipe | King Arthur Flour
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour OR Gluten Free Measure for Measure Flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon almond extract; optional, for enhanced flavor
  • 1 cup milk (whole milk preferred)
  • 4 tablespoons (1/4 cup) butter, cut into pats
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/4 cups natural cocoa powder (sifted if lumpy)
  • 1 cup + 3 cups confectioners' sugar (sifted if lumpy)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup hot water
  • 16 tablespoons (1 cup) butter, softened
  • *See “tips,” below for an alternative to natural cocoa.

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