Easy Yellow Cake with Buttercream Frosting

Easy Yellow Cake with Buttercream Frosting
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Category: desserts


Serves: one 8x8 pan, 9 to 12 generous squares
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: about 2 hours, for cooling

1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1 large egg
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/3 cup sour cream, lite is okay (plain Greek yogurt may be substituted)
3 tablespoons canola or vegetable oil
2 teaspoons McCormick Pure Vanilla Extract

Buttercream Frosting:
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
2 teaspoons McCormick Pure Vanilla Extract
pinch salt, optional and to taste (helps offset the sweetness)
1 1/2 to 2 cups confectioners' sugar (I use 2 cups)
2 to 4+ drops McCormick Red Food Coloring, or as necessary to achieve desired color


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