Easy Surprise Cake Recipe

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Suzanne White Modified: March 25, 2022
Easy Surprise Cake Recipe

How To Make Easy Surprise Cake

Soft and fluffy, this 5-ingredient surprise cake is perfect when you need an easy cake to make. Enjoy buttery chiffon cake that’s baked in just 20 minutes.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 13tbspbutter,softened
  • 1cupwhite sugar
  • 3eggs
  • cupsall-purpose flour
  • tspbaking powder


  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 2 8-inch cake pans.

  2. Place the butter and sugar into a mixing bowl, and mash together with a wooden spoon until the mixture is creamy and thoroughly combined. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs, and pour into the butter mixture. Stir until combined.

  3. Sift the flour and baking powder together in a bowl, and lightly stir into the butter mixture. Pour ½ the batter into each prepared cake pan.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the middle of a cake comes out clean. Cool in pans for 10 minutes before removing to finish cooling on wire racks.

  5. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 385.23kcal
  • Fat: 20.52g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.40g
  • Trans Fat: 0.76g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.46g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.12g
  • Carbohydrates: 46.20g
  • Fiber: 0.74g
  • Sugar: 25.10g
  • Protein: 5.05g
  • Cholesterol: 109.60mg
  • Sodium: 94.31mg
  • Calcium: 82.43mg
  • Potassium: 57.59mg
  • Iron: 1.67mg
  • Vitamin A: 183.63µg
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