A Deliciously Sweet Inauguration Cake Recipe

Are you looking for something special to bake for the inauguration of a new president, or for any celebration? Look no further than this moist and delicious Inauguration Cake! With its colorful, decadent icing and moist layers, this impressive cake is sure to fill your guests with patriotic joy!


  • 2.5 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 cup of butter
  • 1.5 cups of sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 1 can (12 ounces) of evaporated milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease and flour a 9×13 inch pan.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  4. In a separate bowl, beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  5. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  6. Beat in the vanilla extract.
  7. Slowly add the flour mixture and evaporated milk, alternating between the two.
  8. Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Allow the cake to cool completely before spreading frosting on top.

Frosting Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/2 cup of butter
  • 3 tablespoons of evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • Food coloring


  1. In a medium bowl, beat the butter and sugar until light and creamy.
  2. Slowly add the evaporated milk and mix until smooth.
  3. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  4. Add food coloring until you get your desired color.
  5. Spread the frosting on the cooled cake.

This Inauguration Cake is nothing short of an impressive dessert! Bursting with bold, striking colors, the vanilla sponge cake is the perfect base for an eye-catching ensemble of flavors. Creamy and sweet, the buttercream frosting draws out the cake’s delectable complexities and surprises with every bite.

Authentic and indulgent, this recipe is rooted in generations of tradition. Families celebrate special occasions with cakes of all shapes and sizes—and now you can too! Whether you’re commemorating a special event or just celebrating the joy of baking, this delicious recipe is sure to be the star of your next gathering.

From the delightful perplexity of the smooth vanilla sponge cake to the surprise of the colored topping, this exquisite cake guarantees to send your taste buds on an unforgettable journey. Don’t be surprised when all your guests come back for more!