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Take a Bite of White Cake - 10 recipes

White cake is a classic crowd pleasing dessert made with egg whites. Readily available in bakeries, you can bake your own white cake at home with one of our recipes. Traditional for weddings, white cake can be dressed up or down to suit any occasion.

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By á-25

Rate this recipe 4.7/5 (3 Votes)
Classic White Cake with Buttercream Frosting 1 Picture
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Servings 12
Preparation time 20
Cooking time 60

  • CAKE:
  • 1 cup milk, room temperature
  • 6 egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups cake flour
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • BUTTERCREAM FROSTING:
  • 1 pound unsalted butter, soft and cut into one inch pieces
  • 3/4 cup plus 1/4 cup sugar, divided
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 5 egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar

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Perfect white cake recipe that is moist and delicious

  • 1 1/4 cups sifted all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sifted cake flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup vegetable shortening at room temperature
  • 3 tablespoons good quality vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
4.4/5 (28 Votes)

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Fresh raspberries make this wonderful cake even better! Layered with raspberry jam, and frosted with a homemade me...

  • MERINGUE FROSTING:
  • Vegetable oil cooking spray
  • 2 cups sifted cake flour (not self-rising)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar, divided equally
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 4 large egg whites, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure almond extract
  • 1 1/2 cups raspberries, about 8-ounces
  • 2/3 cup raspberry jam
  • 1/2 cup large-flake dried unsweetened coconut (I used bakers unsweetened and toasted it)
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 5 egg whites, room temperature.
4.3/5 (29 Votes)

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Beautiful snow white cake with homemade vanilla buttercream frosting is perfect for any occasion

  • WHITE CAKE:
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, 1 stick
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups ice water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 4 egg whites, beaten until they hold stiff peaks (set aside while you make the batter)
  • VANILLA BUTTERCREAM FROSTING:
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, 2 sticks
  • 3 cups powdered sugar, sifted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons milk
5/5 (2 Votes)

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Light and delicious white cake filled with Bavarian cream and topped with fresh mixed berries -- what could be bett

  • Baking spray
  • 1 (9-ounce) package white cake mix, 1-layer size
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 cup Egg Beaters 100% Liquid Egg Whites
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar, divided
  • 4 cups assorted fresh berries
  • 1 (4-ounce) container Swiss Miss Creamy Vanilla Pudding
4.4/5 (5 Votes)

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Easy to make white cupcakes are moist and delicious

  • 1 box white cake mix (Betty Crocker, Duncan Hines, etc.)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated white sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 4 large egg whites
4.6/5 (26 Votes)

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This Italian Cream Cake with pecans and cream cheese frosting is not to be missed, especially for those southerners

  • CAKE:
  • 1 (16.25-ounce) package white cake mix
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 (3.5-ounce) can flaked coconut
  • 2/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 3 tablespoon rum (optional)
  • CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 (16-ounce) package powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted
4/5 (85 Votes)

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The praline glaze takes this vanilla bean cake recipe over the top! It’s absolutely perfect and made the cake tas...

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup plus 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs, room temperature
  • 2 vanilla beans, halved lengthwise and seeds scraped
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 cup pecan halves
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
4.5/5 (11 Votes)

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Low carb cake? Yes it is a reality! Almond meal replaces flour and your favorite sweetener replaces sugar in this t...

  • CAKE:
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 3/4 cup, plus 1 tablespoon sugar substitute
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups blanched almond flour / meal
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • FROSTING:
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 3/4 cup sugar substitute
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4.1/5 (21 Votes)

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Sour milk cake is a good basic cake to eat plain, or serve with berries on top, use in a trifle or top with ice cre...

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sour milk, or buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cup flour
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • Pinch of nutmeg
4/5 (7 Votes)

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