My layers are within the oven proper now. I thought it was plenty of batter for normal 8” cake pans and will have followed my instincts because they are overflowing into the bottom of my oven. Also, Even at 40 minutes they don’t seem to be accomplished.
Using an electrical mixer on medium to excessive speed, beat the butter in a big bowl for 30 seconds. With the mixer on medium pace, gradually add the sugar, about 1/4 cup at a time, beating every addition three to four minutes or till well combined. Using a rubber spatula, scrape down the perimeters of the bowl; proceed beating on medium speed for 2 minutes extra, until the mixture is smooth and creamy. Add the eggs 1 at a time, beating for 30 seconds after each addition.
Beat in the vanilla extract. We take our cake-ing very seriously, aka not very significantly at … Read More