Are you planning to give your loved one a special gift that is not like the usually items you find in stores? If you are in need of a birthday gift idea that has a personal touch, you should try making a cake for that someone special in your life. Baking a cake does not require you to be a professional cook. In fact, you can make a fabulous sweet treat even if you have no background on baking. You can find several recipes that come with easy cooking procedures that will let you have a convenient time as you prepare the cake.

For a nice birthday cake, you have the option to make it appear simple (like an all-white cake) or something colorful. If you choose to bake a white cake, you can add decorations such as flowers, polka dots and so much more. You can definitely add a personal touch to the cake and simply be creative in decorating the cake.

Here is a birthday cake recipe that you might find quite very simple to make. It comes with ordinary ingredients that might already be available in your kitchen cabinet. You will also have an easy time following the procedure, as these are quite easy to understand.

Quick and Easy Birthday Cake
If you are pressed for time to make a great cake for your friend or any other loved one, this cake recipe is a must-try. You can make this recipe for a total of 50 minutes (10 minutes of preparation and 40 minutes of cooking time). Here are the ingredients that you will need for this birthday cake recipe.

• Low-fat butter, 1 stick
• White sugar, 2 to 3 cups
• Vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon
• Large eggs, 3 pieces
• Baking powder, 2 teaspoons
• Flour (all-purpose), 3 cups
• Skim milk, 1 cup
• Salt to taste, 1 pinch

Cooking Procedure:
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Afterward, grease the round cake pan and add a little flour on it. Set aside, and start preparing the batter. In a large bowl, combine the butter and the sugar. Whisk well until the two ingredients result to a smooth and fluffy texture. Next, add the vanilla and continue to beat well. Break the eggs, while separating the white portion. Slowly blend the egg yolks to the creamed mixture. After adding each egg, whisk well to come up with a thoroughly blended mixture.

In another bowl, blend the all-purpose flour and the baking powder. Sift half of the flour and pour it to the butter mixture. Then, add more flour and the milk, pouring these two ingredients alternately into the bowl with the other ingredients. Whisk the mixture vigorously until you find some air bubbles are starting to form. Add in the egg white, and drizzle salt into the mixture.

When the mixture is smooth, transfer it into the prepared baking pans. Bake the batter for about 35 minutes into the preheated oven. Then, let the cake cool for at least 10 minutes before allowing it to cool completely on a wire rack.

This recipe for a white birthday cake is definitely easy to prepare. You can add decorative items to the cake such as candy sprinkles or chocolate bits, which you can purchase at any store in the neighborhood.
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