Welcome to the sweet side of simplicity, where classic flavors meet the warmth of home baking. Today, I’m thrilled to share with you a recipe that’s close to my heart – the Classic Vanilla Bundt Cake. This cake isn’t just a dessert; it’s a tribute to the timeless elegance of vanilla, and a celebration of those cozy, heartwarming moments spent in the kitchen. Crafted with the rich, comforting flavors of vanilla and sour cream, this cake stands as a testament to the beauty of simplicity. It’s a recipe that promises to bring a touch of joy and a lot of flavor to any table. So, whether you’re a seasoned baker or new to the world of home-baked goods, get ready to be enchanted by the sublime simplicity of this classic cake.


  • Author: Hannah
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 60-70 minutes
  • Total Time: 75-85 minutes


1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
2 cups granulated sugar
4 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup sour cream


Preheat your oven to 325°F (165°C) and grease a bundt cake pan.
In a large mixing bowl, cream the softened butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.
Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla extract.
In another bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the sour cream. Begin and end with the dry ingredients.
Pour the batter into the prepared bundt cake pan.
Bake for 60-70 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring it to a wire rack to cool completely.


  • Serving Size: 12 servings
  • Calories: 310 kcal

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As our journey with the Classic Vanilla Bundt Cake comes to a close, we’re reminded of the profound joy found in the simplicity of baking. This cake, with its moist texture, rich vanilla essence, and hint of tangy sour cream, is more than just a dessert; it’s a warm embrace in the form of a sweet treat. It serves as a delightful reminder that sometimes, the simplest things in life are the most satisfying. Whether shared among friends or enjoyed in a quiet moment alone, this cake is sure to leave a lasting impression. So, as you pull this golden beauty from the oven and the aroma fills your kitchen, know that you’ve created something truly special. Here’s to many more moments of joy, one slice at a time.

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