Start by cracking the eggs into a mixing bowl. Beat them well until they’re frothy and slightly thickened. Gradually add sugar while continuing to beat the mixture. This step helps create a light and airy texture in the cake.

Next, slowly incorporate the dry ingredients into the egg mixture. Add the flour, baking powder or soda, and a pinch of salt. Mix gently until just combined, being careful not to overmix to avoid a dense cake.

Melt your butter (if using) and add it to the batter, or alternatively, incorporate the oil. Mix until the batter is smooth and all ingredients are fully combined. If you’re adding any flavorings like vanilla extract, this is the time to do so.

Pour the batter evenly into the prepared cake pans and smooth the tops with a spatula. Place the pans in the preheated oven and bake according to your recipe’s instructions or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Once baked, remove the cakes from the oven and let them cool in the pans for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely. Then, you can frost and decorate your cake as desired. Enjoy your homemade cake!


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