6-inch cakes are popular cake recipes. Cake recipes are always so tasty when they are made perfect. Try to use whole milk in sweet, sour cream, or yogurt to get a moist substance in the cake. If you whip the egg whites by adding some butter and sugar, then you can find the fluffiness in your cake. Vanilla cake recipes are flavored with vanilla extract.
Some of the 6-inch cake flavors are lemon Blackberry cake, Red Velvet Cake, Pumpkin cake, Carrot cake, Pistachio cake, gingerbread cake, peanut butter cake, chocolate cake, and many more. All these 6-inch cake recipes take 20 to 25 minutes at 350 degrees F. Any of the frosting cake recipes that are paired with the flavors of cakes will be great.
Let us check the 6-inch cake recipes of vanilla cake.
Vanilla Cake Recipe:
Ingredients you need:
- 200g of cake flour
- ¾ tsp. of baking powder
- ¼ tsp. of baking soda
- ¼ tsp. of salt
- 200g of sugar granules
- Three large egg whites
- ½ cup of unsalted butter
- Two tsp. of vanilla extract
- 120g of sweet-sour cream
- 120ml of whole milk
Ingredients For The Vanilla Buttercream:
- 1 cup of unsalted butter
- 4 to 5 cups of powdered sugar
- 60ml of heavy cream
- Two tsp. of vanilla extract
- Sprinkles for decorating
- A pinch of salt to taste
Baking Pans Preparation:
Make a parchment paper round to fit into your baking pans. Line or butter the baking pans and place the parchment paper inside the pans. Grease the pan and parchment paper before pouring the cake mixture into a baking pan.
Here are the steps to prepare vanilla 6-inch cake recipes:
For The Cake:
Step-1: Heat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line the butter with the parchment paper and line the non-stick baking pans. Parchment paper helps the small cakes quickly to separate from the pans.
Step-2: Take a bowl and add cake flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Mix them and keep it aside.
Step-3: Take a bowl and beat the butter with the help of an electric mixer. Whisk until the butter gets smooth and creamy form. Add the egg whites and vanilla extract to the butter and mix them well. While the mixer is running, add some milk. The batter will be thick, and no lumps will be formed in the bowl.
Step-4: Now, transfer this batter into cake pans. Bake the cake for around 20- 23 minutes. Check whether the cake is ready by the toothpick method. If the cake is cooked thoroughly, then keep the cake in the pan for 23 minutes. Leave the cake to cool down.
In the meantime, we will check out the frosting cake recipes:
Step-1: Beat the butter with the help of an electric mixer until the butter gets creamy.
Step-2: Add powdered sugar, heavy cream, and vanilla extract to the butter batter.
Step-3: Combine them well and, finally, add salt to complete the frosting.
You can add powdered sugar if the frosting looks thin, or you can add heavy cream if the frosting is too thick in texture.
Decoration Of The 6-Inch Cake Recipes:
Make a flat surface on the cake layer to balance the other cake layers. Apply the cream on the cake stand and place one layer cake. Cover the top with frosting and place the second layer of cake then cover the icing. Top with the third layer cake and spread the rest of filling all over the sides and the top. You can add sprinkles for more attraction to the cake.
Let the cake cool for 45 minutes before slicing into pieces. The cake is best for five days if it is stored in the freezer.