Holiday White Cake Recipe
Garnished with red and green gumdrops, this moist cake makes a holiday statement! The white chocolate, almond and coconut flavors taste even better a day after baking.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 2 cups sugar
- 4 eggs
- 4 ounces white candy coating. melted
- 1 teaspoon almond extract
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2-1/2 cups cake flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1 cup flaked coconut
- White frosting
- 1. In a bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add candy coating and extracts; beat well. Combine the flour and baking powder; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk. Stir in coconut.
- 2. Pour into two greased 9-in. round baking pans. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely. Frost between layers; frost top and sides of cake. Yield: 12 servings.
1 serving (1 slice) equals 557 calories, 23 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 113 mg cholesterol, 293 mg sodium, 84 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.
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