Easy Cakes To Make

Homemade cakes have a unique flavor, which ready-made cakes can never have! If you are a fan of cakes, but like most other people avoid to bake cakes at home only because it takes lots of time, then you should definitely read on. Here are different kinds of easy cakes to make, which will surely save your time…

Cakes are the main foodstuff at almost all parties. And so it is a must for the cake to be perfect, which in turn means long hours of tedious work! So, though we all unanimously agree that homemade cakes taste better than ready-made cakes, we cannot afford to invest hours to make one. But what if there are recipes for cakes which require less ingredients and less time compared to the normal cakes you bake? Here is a list of recipes for such easy cakes to make at home. Read more on cake recipes from scratch.
Easy Cakes to Make at Home

Chocolate Cake
Whenever the word cake is uttered, the first cake that comes to anyone’s mind is chocolate cake! It is also one of the most demanded cake at parties. And so chocolate cake comes first in our list of very easy cakes to make.

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup cocoa
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups sugar

For Frosting

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • ⅓ cup milk
  • ½ cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
  • 2/3 cup cocoa

Process

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Flour and lightly grease two 9-inch round baking pans. Take a large bowl and add in cocoa, sugar, baking powder, salt, flour, and baking soda, and mix well. Then add in oil, milk, eggs and vanilla. Again blend well and then beat on the mixer on medium speed for about 2 minutes. After 2 minutes, stir in boiling water and pour the batter into prepared pans. Bake for about 30-35 minutes, and when well baked, cool for about 10 minutes in the pan and then move to wire racks. Only when completely cooled, use the frosting recipe given below. Read more on easy cake mix recipes.

For frosting, take a bowl and melt butter in it. When butter melts, add in sugar and milk, beat well. After beating, if it is not to the spreading consistency, add milk. When done, add in vanilla, mix well. Read more on chocolate cake recipes.

Lemony Sponge Cake
Sponge cake can not only be served at parties, but can even be eaten at breakfast! So the sponge cake recipe should easy enough to be made every day. Here is such a sponge cake recipe which can be added in the list of quick and easy cakes to make.

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