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Yellow Cake

4 star Avg. rating 4 from 3 votes.

Recipe Information

Recipe Created By: Shirley Sippel


1 3/4 cup flour
2 tsp arrowroot (optional)
1/4 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup white sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1 tsp lemon juice or vinegar
5 Tbsp oil
1 cup cold water


Preheat oven to 350 °F. Grease an 8x8" pan. Mix dry ingredients in a medium bowl. Add liquid ingredients and beat for 2 minutes. Pour into pan and bake for 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted comes out clean.


This cake is heavy but moist. It reminds me of banana cake, without the banana.


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