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Vanilla Cake with Chocolate Chips

In the heart of West Texas, where the golden sunsets paint the sky with warm hues and friendly communities welcome you with open arms, I find myself drawn to a delightful creation that mirrors the essence of this beloved region. As a dedicated real estate agent serving - Abernathy, Brownfield, Buffalo Springs, Crosbyton, Denver City, Farwell, Floydada, Hale Center, Lamesa, Levelland, Littlefield, Lubbock, Muleshoe, New Deal, New Home, Olton, Plains, Plainview, Post, Ralls, Ransom Canyon, Seagraves, Seminole, Silverton, Slaton, Snyder, Spur, Sudan, Sundown, Tahoka, Tulia, Wolfforth and all the charming cities in between, I've learned that finding the perfect home is just like crafting the perfect Vanilla Cake with Vanilla Icing and Decorative Chocolate Chips on top - it's all about combining the finest ingredients, attention to detail, and a touch of creativity to create something truly special.

Much like the rich aroma of freshly baked cake that fills the air, I'm committed to infusing every real estate transaction with the warmth and care that make your dreams come true. From the foundation of quality ingredients in my cake to the core values of trust and expertise in my real estate services, I am dedicated to ensuring that your journey to finding your dream home is nothing short of delightful.

So, let's embark on a sweet adventure together as I guide you through this delectable Vanilla Cake recipe, showcasing the same love and passion I pour into helping you find the perfect home sweet home. From the first mix to the final decoration, let each step remind us of the charming West Texas communities I proudly serve, and the joy of turning a house into a cherished home. Let's savor every moment, for just like the layers of this cake, each memory we create together will be something to treasure for a lifetime.

Ingredients for the Cake:

- 2 cups All-purpose Flour (King Arthur recommended)

- 1 1/2 cups Granulated Sugar

- 2 tsp Baking Powder

- 1/2 tsp Baking Soda

- 1/4 tsp Salt

- 3/4 cup Unsalted Butter, softened (Challenge Butter for a creamy texture)

- 3 large Eggs, at room temperature (organic, farm-fresh eggs for ultimate freshness)

- 1 cup Whole Milk, at room temperature

- 1 tbsp Pure Vanilla Extract

Ingredients for the Vanilla Icing:

- 1 cup Unsalted Butter, softened

- 4 cups Powdered Sugar

- 3-4 tbsp Whole Milk

- 1 tbsp Pure Vanilla Extract


- Chocolate Chips, for garnish (milk or dark chocolate, for a delightful touch)


1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and line two 8-inch round cake pans with parchment paper.

2. In a large bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt until well combined.

3. Add the softened unsalted butter to the dry ingredients. Mix until the mixture resembles fine crumbs.

4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, whole milk, and pure vanilla extract.

5. Gradually pour the wet ingredients into the dry mixture, stirring until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.

6. Divide the cake batter equally among the prepared cake pans.

7. Bake the cakes for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

8. Allow the cakes to cool in the pans for 10 minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Instructions for the Vanilla Icing:

1. In a large bowl, beat the softened unsalted butter until creamy and smooth.

2. Gradually add the powdered sugar to the bowl with the butter, mixing until well combined.

3. Pour in the whole milk and pure vanilla extract. Beat the mixture until fluffy and smooth, forming a luscious vanilla icing.


1. Place one cooled cake layer on a serving plate.

2. Spread a generous amount of the vanilla icing on top of the first layer.

3. Place the second cake layer on top of the icing and repeat, adding another layer of icing.

4. Finally, frost the entire cake with the remaining vanilla icing, creating a smooth and elegant finish.


1. Sprinkle chocolate chips on top of the cake, creating a delightful pattern that adds a touch of chocolatey charm.

Serve and enjoy!

This Vanilla Cake with Vanilla Icing and Decorative Chocolate Chips is a delightful treat that captures the essence of West Texas living - simple yet charming, just like the warm communities I serve as a dedicated real estate agent. From Abernathy to Wolfforth, let me guide you on your journey to finding the perfect home, where cherished memories will be made, and dreams will come true.

Indulge in the exquisite delight of this Vanilla Cake with Chocolate Chips, a true testament to the passion and dedication I infuse into every real estate transaction. Treat your loved ones to this scrumptious creation, and with each delectable bite, envision the endless possibilities of West Texas living awaiting you through my three real estate websites:,, and Much like the chocolate chips adorning this irresistible cake, these websites offer a curated selection of resources and listings, tailored to cater to your unique preferences and dreams. Savor the experience as you embark on a delightful journey to find your perfect West Texas home. Enjoy!

Vanilla Cake with Chocolate Chips - A Scrumptious Creation by Lainie Eilenberger, Top-rated Realtor in Lubbock and West Texas
Delight in the perfect blend of flavors - Vanilla Cake with Chocolate Chips, a true masterpiece crafted by Lainie Eilenberger, your go-to realtor for dream homes in Lubbock and West Texas. Savor the sweetness of life and home with us!

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