Mom's Favorite White Cake Recipe
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Mom's Favorite White Cake Recipe

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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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 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
  • FROSTING/FILLING:
  • 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

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.

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
Originally published as Mom's Favorite White Cake in Reminisce April/May 2008, p 50

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.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Jul. 27, 2014

"I baked this in an 8 inch square cake pan for twenty minutes and it went well. Good cake; I will definitely make this again."

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Reviewed Mar. 29, 2014

"This is a great cake! Very light and fluffy! I doubled it to make a 9x13 and added a tablespoon of lemon zest and a teaspoon of lemon juice to make a lemon cake. Wonderful! I am going to use this recipe for my sister-in-law's wedding cake."

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Reviewed Oct. 13, 2013

"Around 10 yrs ago my daughter found this recipe in a magazine and made this cake for me on Mother's Day. It became a family favorite. She recently relocated and I will now learn to make it myself. Is the best cake I've ever tasted!!!!!!"

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Reviewed Jun. 15, 2013

"I made this for my daughter's. Birthday. I had made four batter for a two tiered square cake. I doubled the recipe twice. I even baked them In glass baking dish. The cake came out awesome. It was moist and sweet. I made this cake with Wilton's buttercream icing recipe. I made a hello Kitty cake. I had nothing but great compliments on this cake. Kudos to the mom who blogged this recipe. This will be my go to recipe for now on. I love to bake and I am always looking for the best recipes. This is one for white cake.would recommends to everyone who is good at baking."

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Reviewed May. 7, 2013

"i loved it, it was so yummy i would make it 1,0000000 times more"

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