Fluffy Yellow Layer Cake

From America's Test Kitchen Season 9: Everyone's Favorite Cake

Why this recipe works:

We adapted a chiffon cake technique when devising our fluffy yellow layer cake recipe, using a large number of whipped egg whites to get high volume and texture. For moisture, we used a combination of butter and oil in our yellow cake recipe, and for tenderness we increased the amount of sugar… read more

We adapted a chiffon cake technique when devising our fluffy yellow layer cake recipe, using a large number of whipped egg whites to get high volume and texture. For moisture, we used a combination of butter and oil in our yellow cake recipe, and for tenderness we increased the amount of sugar and substituted buttermilk for milk.

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Makes two 9-inch cake layers

Nonstick cooking spray can be used for greasing the pans (proceed with flouring as directed). Bring all ingredients to room temperature before beginning. Frost the cake with our Foolproof Chocolate Frosting (see related recipe) or your favorite topping.

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