Place room temperature butter in a standmixer. Beat at a low speed for approx. 20 seconds, then increase the speed and beat until slightly creamy. Reduce the speed and add sugar, then increase speed again and cream until fluffy and pale in color. Beat until the sugar is fully incorporated. A hand mixer with beaters can be used, too.
Creaming butter and sugar thoroughly is a failsafe way to perfect cakes,. If you need a little practice, here’s your excuse to try yourself and bake a delicious cake today!