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Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

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This Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting is perfectly moist, easy and airy vanilla cake with filling made of vanilla cream cheese and heavy whipping cream.

This Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting is perfectly moist, easy and airy vanilla cake with filling made of vanilla cream cheese and heavy whipping cream.

Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

This is my son‘s favorite cake and I am preparing it for his birthday. Time goes by so quickly. My son has just turned six and I am so happy and proud of him.

We tried our best to spend his birthday together and in a good mood. I wasn‘t thinking much about which cake to prepare. It was, of course Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting – his favorite.

This Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting is perfectly moist, easy and airy vanilla cake with filling made of vanilla cream cheese and heavy whipping cream.

Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

What do you need to make this Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting?

  • VANILLA CAKE
  • 2¼ cups cake flour
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • 2½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup milk
  • WHIPPED CREAM CHEESE FROSTING
  • 6 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1⅓ cup heavy whipping cream

Everybody likes this simple and yet so effective cake. Its perfect taste will complete your special moments. It is creamy white, but you can color the cake and the frosting the way you like, depending on the occasion.

This Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting is perfectly moist, easy and airy vanilla cake with filling made of vanilla cream cheese and heavy whipping cream.

Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

How to make Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting?

  • VANILLA CAKE:
  • Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line 2, 9 inch cake pans with parchment paper and put some butter on the sides.
  • In a large dish combine flour, cornstarch, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  • In a separate dish beat butter and sugar, at high speed, until light and fluffy, for about 3 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time and vanilla,beat until creamy.
  • Add ½ flour mixture and beat at a low speed until combined. Add milk and continue beating until combined.
  • Finally, add the rest of the flour mixture and beat for about 2-3 minutes at medium speed.
  • Spread into 2 cake pans. Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean or with a few crumbs on it.
  • Take out of the oven and leave for a few minutes to cool in cake pans, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • WHIPPED CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • In a cool large dish, beat heavy whipping cream with electric mixer until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
  • In a separate large dish beat butter and cream cheese, at medium speed, until creamy and with no crumbs.
  • Add powdered sugar and vanilla and mix until smooth.
  • Fold into the whipped cream.
  • ASSEMBLE THE CAKE:
  • Remove the parchment paper.
  • Place one layer of vanilla cake on the bottom of a cake stand or a plate.
  • Spread ⅓ of frosting over it. Put another vanilla cake layer and press lightly.
  • Spread the rest of the frosting on the top and on the sides of the cake.

Nothing can beat the taste of a homemade vanilla cake. One bite is all it takes to fall in love with Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting. All you need are standard ingredients, like cake flour, baking powder, salt and an ingredient that gives fine texture and white color – cornstarch.

This Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting is perfectly moist, easy and airy vanilla cake with filling made of vanilla cream cheese and heavy whipping cream.

Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

Wet ingredients you need are milk, eggs, butter and vanilla. Cream Cheese filling is not standard, because I‘ve made some changes, I actually added heavy cream. A small quantity of heavy cream gives it a milder taste, that kids will love. My son loves the filling made like that.

Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

Moist, light and airy cake with cream cheese, heavy cream and vanilla filling is just what you need. You will love its perfect combination of flavors. If you have a sweet tooth check out the page Cake and Desserts on our blog. Make your loved ones happy with Vanilla Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting and enjoy its fantastic taste together.

This Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting is perfectly moist, easy and airy vanilla cake with filling made of vanilla cream cheese and heavy whipping cream.

Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

This Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting is perfectly moist, easy and airy vanilla cake with filling made of vanilla cream cheese and heavy whipping cream.

Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

Yield: 10
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

This Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting is perfectly moist, easy and airy vanilla cake with filling made of vanilla cream cheese and heavy whipping cream.

Ingredients

  • VANILLA CAKE
  • 2 1/4 cups cake flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 2 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup milk
  • WHIPPED CREAM CHEESE FROSTING
  • 6 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream

Instructions

  1. VANILLA CAKE:
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line 2, 9 inch cake pans with parchment paper and put some butter on the sides.
  3. In a large dish combine flour, cornstarch, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  4. In a separate dish beat butter and sugar, at high speed, until light and fluffy, for about 3 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time and vanilla,beat until creamy.
  5. Add ½ flour mixture and beat at a low speed until combined. Add milk and continue beating until combined.
  6. Finally, add the rest of the flour mixture and beat for about 2-3 minutes at medium speed.
  7. Spread into 2 cake pans. Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean or with a few crumbs on it.
  8. Take out of the oven and leave for a few minutes to cool in cake pans, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  9. WHIPPED CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  10. In a cool large dish, beat heavy whipping cream with electric mixer until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
  11. In a separate large dish beat butter and cream cheese, at medium speed, until creamy and with no crumbs.
  12. Add powdered sugar and vanilla and mix until smooth.
  13. Fold into the whipped cream.
  14. ASSEMBLE THE CAKE:
  15. Remove the parchment paper.
  16. Place one layer of vanilla cake on the bottom of a cake stand or a plate.
  17. Spread 1/3 of frosting over it. Put another vanilla cake layer and press lightly.
  18. Spread the rest of the frosting on the top and on the sides of the cake.

Notes

Keep refrigerated up to 5 days..

This Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting is perfectly moist, easy and airy vanilla cake with filling made of vanilla cream cheese and heavy whipping cream.

Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

This Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting is perfectly moist, easy and airy vanilla cake with filling made of vanilla cream cheese and heavy whipping cream.

Vanilla Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

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Tammy Huntley

Monday 30th of May 2022

I absolutely love the flavor of this frosting!! What do you suggest to make the frosting a little stiffer? I want to use this frosting on a tiered cake if possible. I simply need it to stand up for several hours and not be so soft. Recommendations?

Dragana

Monday 30th of May 2022

Hi Tammy,

The easiest way to do this is by adjusting the amount of cream you use. The less cream you pour in, the stiffer your frosting will be. And if you pour in too much cream, you can always add more sifted powdered sugar to stiffen it right back up.

Best, Dragana

Sumathy

Monday 26th of April 2021

Can this frosting be refrigerated for a week? Thanks for the recipe!

Dragana

Monday 26th of April 2021

Hi Sumathy,

The frosting can be made and transferred to an airtight container and stored in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Best regards, Dragana

Shevi

Thursday 7th of January 2021

I made this and it's so yummy! I'm not sure why, but my frosting tastes great, but is a bit lumpy jn consistency. Any ideas on where I went wrong and how I can make it smoother next time?

Dragana

Wednesday 13th of January 2021

I'm so glad you liked it, Shevi. This could be because the icing sugar is lumpy or it just hasn’t been beaten for long enough. Bring your butter to room temperature before use so that you don’t get cold lumps of butter in the frosting. To rescue it simply whip for a bit longer.

Best regards.

Lorraine be

Saturday 19th of December 2020

My cake sunk in the middle. Any ideas?

Dragana

Sunday 20th of December 2020

There are three main reasons for this: 1. the oven door has been opened before the cake has set 2. the cake didn’t go in the oven as soon as the mixture was ready 3. there’s too much raising agent.

Best, Dragana

Nelya

Friday 13th of March 2020

Love this frosting. I like my layers thinner so I made a bit more and I’ll try to cut them in half. Then the frosting to cake ratio is much better ? and not as dry, I’m sure.

Dragana

Saturday 14th of March 2020

Hi Nelya, thank you for your note. This vanilla cake is really delicious. Best regards.

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