Moist Yellow Cake Recipe

This moist yellow cake recipe is very tasty and easy to do. It has a delicious cream cheese frosting and is garnished with toasted shredded coconut.


2 cups cake flour
1 1/3 cups granulated sugar
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, at room temperature
1 cup milk
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
2 eggs

Cream Cheese Frosting
2 cups cream cheese, at room temperature
1/2 cup butter, at room temperature
2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Toasted coconut for garnish

Serves 8 - 10



Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Grease a 13 x 9 baking tray with butter.

Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Mix in butter, milk, vanilla and eggs until well incorporated.

Pour batter into prepared and bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Set to cool.

Cream Cheese Frosting

Beat together cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy. Mix in sugar and vanilla, beat for an additional 5 minutes.


Spread cream cheese frosting over top of cooled cake. Sprinkle toasted coconut on top. Serve