How To Make A 4-Layer Cake

Looking to bake a cake that will wow? Want to make a cake with multiple layers? If so, you will want to know how to make a 4-layer cake.

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01 2 1/4 cups granulated sugar

02 1 cup vegetable oil

03 4 eggs, large

04 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

05 3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Butter the four cake pans and add parchment paper on the bottom to avoid sticking.


Beat the granulated sugar and vegetable oil in an electric mixer on medium-high speed for about three minutes. The mix should be smooth and creamy.


Beat the eggs in one at a time. Then add the vanilla and beat the mix at high speed for about two minutes. The batter should appear light and fluffy.


In a medium bowl, sift the flour, salt, and baking soda. With the mixer on low speed, alternate adding flour mix and buttermilk to the batter.