Easy French Vanilla Layer Cake Recipe

This is easy French vanilla layer cake with a whipped French vanilla buttercream frosting. You can make this dessert for any occasion – it can be served with a cup of coffee or you can add some colorful sprinkles and make it a beautiful birthday cake.  Plus, if you garnish it with some fresh strawberries or raspberries – you will get a rich and elegant dessert.

Easy French Vanilla Layer Cake Recipe


  • 1 package white cake mix
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 teaspoons French vanilla blend
  • Whipped French Vanilla Buttercream Frosting (here is the recipe: LINK)


  • Preheat oven to 350°F/ 180°C/ Gas Mark 4. Mix cake mix, eggs, oil, milk, and French Vanilla Mix in a large bowl with electric mixer on low speed about one minute. Beat on medium speed 3 minutes. Pour into two greased and floured 9-inch round baking pans.
  • Bake as directed on package. Cool on wire racks.
  • Place one cake layer on serving plate. Spread with around 1/2 cup of Whipped French Vanilla Buttercream Frosting. Top with remaining cake layer. Frost top and sides of cake with remaining frosting. Garnish as desired.

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