Famous Cake Boss Vanilla Cake Recipe

Cake Boss vanilla cake recipe famous, a rich and moist vanilla sponge cake with delicate coffee flavor, is for all occasions.

This classic dessert makes for an exquisite wedding cake, cupcake, divine birthday treat, or end-of-the-week dessert. It can be made into individual servings in various forms, from cupcakes to sheet cakes.

The Cake Boss vanilla cake is particularly suitable for those who crave sweetness yet want to feel that they are generously indulged. The baking time is about 30 minutes.

Cake Boss Vanilla Cake Recipe
Cake Boss Vanilla Cake Recipe


How To Prepare Cake Boss Vanilla Cake Recipe?

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 40 minutes

Serving Size: 22 pieces


  • Mixing Bowls,
  • Spatula,
  • Measuring Cups
  • Spoons,
  • Whisk,
  • Piping Bag


For The Cake:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour ( 250 gm)
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cup buttermilk ( 340 ml)
  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature ( 113 gm)
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar ( 300 gm)
  • One teaspoon of vanilla extract, good quality.
  • Two eggs, large, room temperature.

For The Buttercream Icing:

  • 18 oz ( 500 gm) butter, room temperature (about 2 1/4 sticks)
  • 8 oz ( 225 gm) powdered sugar ( about 1 3/4 cups)
  • One teaspoon of vanilla extract, good quality.


Step 1: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C.) Spray a 12-inch round pan or bundt pan with non-stick cooking spray and line it with parchment paper.

Step 2: Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Set aside.

Step 3: In another large mixing bowl, combine buttermilk, butter, sugar, and vanilla extract. I used an electric mixer on medium speed and beat until well combined and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time and continue beating until smooth.

Step 4: Add about 1/4 of the flour mixture to the wet mixture and beat until just incorporated. Then add the remaining flour mixture and mix until just combined.

Step 5: Pour batter into the prepared pan and smooth the top using a spatula. Bake for about 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean from the center of the cake.

Step 6: Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes; then remove from pan and cool completely on wire rack.

For The Buttercream Icing:

Step 1: In a mixing bowl, using an electric mixer on medium speed, whip butter until smooth. Add powdered sugar and vanilla extract; mix until thoroughly blended and smooth.

Step 2: Transfer to a piping bag fitted with a large star tip or snip the information on the bag for the frosting to come out in a swirly pattern.

Step 3: Frost the cake completely.

Nutrition Facts Of Cake Boss Vanilla Cake Recipe

  • Calories: 630.00
  • Calories from Fat: 50.00
  • Total Fat: 5.50g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.50g
  • Cholesterol: 40.00mg
  • Sodium: 239.00mg
  • Potassium: 205.27mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 80.00g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.50g
  • Sugars: 73.69g
  • Protein: 3.

Amazing 6 Serving Ideas For Cake Boss Vanilla Cake Recipe

1. Vanilla Cake:

The cake can be served as a dessert. It goes well with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, caramel sauce, and chopped nuts.

2. Vanilla Cupcakes:

The vanilla cupcakes can be made and decorated in different ways. The possibilities are endless with all the colorful frostings, candies, sprinkles, fruits, and more available at The Cake Boss Shop.

3. Vanilla Sheet Cake:

Cake boss vanilla sheet cake is the perfect choice for parties and gatherings that call for more than a few desserts. A brightly decorated buttercream frosting accompanies the cake.

4. Vanilla Frosted Cupcakes:

These cupcakes, decorated with buttercream frosting, are sure to impress.

5. Vanilla Frosted Layer Cake:

This cake is covered in one layer of buttercream-frosted vanilla cake and then topped with creamy buttercream icing.

6. Vanilla Cupcakes With Vanilla Buttercream Frosting:

This recipe makes cupcakes with vanilla buttercream frosting and an in-between layer of vanilla cake.

Does Cake Boss Use Cake Mix?

Cake Boss does not use cake mix. His cakes are entirely from scratch, starting with the extraordinary vanilla cake.

It is already a vanilla sponge cake with delicate coffee flavor, yet he makes it very simple and quick to prepare.

The added richness of the touch of coffee comes from the glaze, adding extra flavor, which is spread on top of the tender vanilla sponge cake.

What Does Adding Pudding To Cake Mix Do?

The vanilla pudding helps to bind together all of the ingredients in a cake mix, which is why most cake mixes with pudding are so easy to make.

What Happens If You Put An Extra Egg In A Cake Mix?

If you add an extra egg to a cake mix, the cake will rise higher. You may need to adjust the cooking time or use a lower heat setting, mainly if you use regular milk instead of buttermilk.


The Cake Boss vanilla cake recipe is perfect for those who want to impress their guests with the simplicity and ease of making a delicious dessert.

It is not only easy to prepare, but it’s delicious. Its moist texture adds to the cake’s texture and adds excellent moisture.

The tender form of the vanilla cake with delicate coffee flavor is guaranteed to become part of your family favorites.