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High Altitude Cake

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“Baking at high altitudes is a science. Found this online and posted it in response to a recipe request.”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
12
YIELD:
1 two-layer cake
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F and lightly grease/flour two 9" round cake pans.
  2. Sift the cake flour and baking powder into a bowl and set to the side.
  3. Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy, up to 10 minutes.
  4. Mix in eggs, one at a time, fully blending each one in before adding the next.
  5. Stir in vanilla.
  6. Stir in the flour and baking powder mixture alternatively with the milk until the batter is smooth.
  7. Divide the batter evenly between the prepared pans.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven until a knife inserted into the center of the cakes comes out clean, 25 to 30 minutes.
  9. Cool cakes in the pans set over a wire rack.

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