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Mom's Favorite White Cake

 Mom's Favorite White Cake
I received this recipe as part of a wedding gift. I have made it for a couple of summer gatherings with friends and most recently when my husband requested that I make it for his birthday. —Tricia Bryan, Bolivar, Ohio
6 ServingsPrep: 40 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling


  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons cake flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vanilla or white chips
  • 1 envelope whipped topping mix (Dream Whip)
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons seedless strawberry jam
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1/4 cup drained crushed pineapple


  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add
  • egg whites, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in
  • vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed
  • mixture alternately with the milk. Pour into two greased 6-in. round
  • baking pans.
  • Bake at 350° for 18-22 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.

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Mom's Favorite White Cake (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • In a microwave, melt vanilla chips; stir until smooth. Set aside to
  • cool slightly. In a small bowl, combine topping mix and milk. Beat
  • on high speed for 2 minutes or until thickened. Beat in jam and
  • melted chips until blended. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes or
  • until frosting achieves a spreading consistency.
  • For filling, in a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup frosting with
  • strawberries and pineapple. Place one cake layer on a serving plate;
  • spread with filling. Top with remaining cake layer. Frost top and
  • sides of cake with remaining frosting. Store in the refrigerator.
  • Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 502 calories, 18 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 314 mg sodium, 79 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.