This cake is extremely yummy! And super sassy, too. I mean like, ugh! Anyways, this cake is filled with vanilla beans that jam packs the cake with flavor. Oh! It’s also really moist and when you combine it with the delicious princess frosting, it’s like a match made in heaven!
So this super addictive frosting contains something called princess extract. It contains a mixed combination of flavors consisting of vanilla, lemon, and almond and the scent of it is really really addicting. Honestly, you just can’t help but untwist the cap and smell the contents! But when you put it into frosting, it’s way better!
So if you’re ever feeling sassy or just want to eat some princess frosting, then this is the cake you should be eating!
Vanilla Bean Cake with Princess Frosting
Makes one 9.25 x 13.25 cake
- 3 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 cups granulated sugar
- 1 tbsp baking powder
- 1 tsp salt
- 3 tbsp cornstarch
- 3 sticks butter
- 1 3/4 cup milk + 4 tbsp vinegar, divided
- 6 eggs
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 1 1/2 vanilla beans
Preheat the oven to 350*F and grease and line a 9.25 x 13.25 pan. Measure out the milk and add the vinegar and let sit until curdled, about 5 minutes.
In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cornstarch and mix until combined. Add in the butter and 1 cup of the milk and mix until mostly combined, but not fully. In another bowl combine the eggs, rest of the milk, vanilla, and vanilla beans and mix together.Once combined, add the egg mixture to the butter mixture and mix until fully combined.
Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean from the center. Let cool and wrap in plastic wrap until ready to use.
- 3 sticks butter
- 6 cups powdered sugar
- 2 tbsp milk
- 1 1/2 tsp princess extract
In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a whisk attachment, combine the butter and the powdered sugar on slow until mostly combined. Add in the milk and princess extract and mix on high for about 5 minutes until light and fluffy.