Tested till perfect Baby Sleeper Cake: Yellow Cake recipe

Baby Sleeper Cake: Yellow Cake recipe

Use this recipe to make our baby onesie cake, perfect for any baby shower. 

By Adell Shneer Photography by Rachel Singer

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  • Prep time 10 min
  • Cook time 35 min
  • Portion size 18 Servings


  • 1 cup 1cupunsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups 2cupsgranulated sugar
  • 4 4eggeggs, at room temperature
  • 1 tsp 1tspvanilla
  • 1-1/2 cups 1-1/2cupssifted remeasured cake and pastry flour
  • 1-1/2 cups 1-1/2cupsall purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspbaking powder
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • 1 cup 1cupmilk
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Click through step-by-step decorating instructions for this Sleeper Cake.

Grease 13- x 9-inch (3.5 L) metal cake pan. Line bottom with parchment paper and dust with flour.
Set aside.

In large bowl, beat butter until light and pale, about 2 minutes. Beat in sugar, one cup (50 mL) at a time and beating for about 30 seconds after each addition. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each. Beat in vanilla.

In separate bowl, whisk together cake-and-pastry flour, all-purpose flour, baking powder and salt, sift into butter mixture alternately with milk, making 4 additions of dry ingredients and 3 of milk. Scrape into prepared pan.

Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean, about 35 minutes. Let cool in pan on rack for 10 minutes. Turn out onto rack; peel off paper. Let cool.

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Nutritional Information Per serving, about:

cal 271 pro 4g total fat 12g sat fat 7g
carb 38g fibre 1g chol 70mg sodium 103mg
potassium 60mg

% RDI:

calcium 5 iron 9 vit a 11
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