3. Cream Butter, Sugar, and Eggs
Combine the butter and granulated sugar in the bowl of the stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Beat the mixture on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, 3 to 5 minutes. Scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl.
Reduce the speed to medium. Beat in the eggs one at a time until combined. Beat in the vanilla until smooth. Scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl.