Vanilla Cake - For Two
  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • pinch salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • scant half-cup buttermilk

Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter and flour a 6″ cake pan.

Cream butter in mixer. Add sugar and cream together for about 5 minutes. Add egg and mix about 30 seconds.

Mix vanilla with buttermilk. Mix flour with salt and baking soda. Add the flour and liquid alternately, starting and finishing with the flour. Just mix well enough to get everything together.

Spread into prepared pan and bake for about 35 minutes.

Basic Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 4 oz butter
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups powdered sugar