High Altitude Layer Cake Recipe

High Altitude Layer Cake Recipe

How To Make High Altitude Layer Cake

Whip up a soft and fluffy layer cake made with classic cake ingredients for a tasty dessert! Enjoy a sweet batch in just under one hour.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 2⅔cupscake flour,sifted
  • 2tspbaking powder
  • ¾cupbutter,softened
  • cupswhite sugar
  • 4eggs
  • 1tbspvanilla extract
  • 1cupmilk


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Grease and flour 2 9-inch round cake pans.

  2. Sift the cake flour and baking powder into a bowl and set aside.

  3. In a large bowl, beat the butter and sugar for up to 10 minutes until light and fluffy. Mix in the eggs, 1 at a time, fully blending each one in before adding the next.

  4. Stir in the vanilla. Stir in the flour and baking powder, alternating with the milk until the batter is smooth.

  5. Divide the batter evenly between the prepared pans. Tap the bottoms of the pans on the counter a few times to remove the air bubbles.

  6. Bake in the oven for 25 to 30 minutes until a knife inserted into the center of the cakes comes out clean. Cool the cakes in the pans set over a wire rack.

  7. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 328.97kcal
  • Fat: 13.79g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.15g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.69g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.86g
  • Carbohydrates: 45.99g
  • Fiber: 0.52g
  • Sugar: 22.11g
  • Protein: 5.06g
  • Cholesterol: 85.86mg
  • Sodium: 92.09mg
  • Calcium: 95.46mg
  • Potassium: 84.05mg
  • Iron: 2.59mg
  • Vitamin A: 129.33µg
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