If you need an easy basic homemade white cake recipe that tastes delicious, this is the one! It’s easy to make, tastes just like Grandma’s white cake and can be used for any occasion! It makes a great birthday cake, wedding cake or just an I love you cake!
You can find this recipe in our Dining On A Dime Cookbook on page 238.
This white cake recipe uses just egg whites so that it stays really white but you can save the egg yolks and use them in scrambled eggs so nothing goes to waste.
Homemade White Cake Recipe
2 2/3 cups flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup milk
1/2 cup shortening
1 tsp. vanilla
4 egg whites
Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl except the egg whites. Beat on low for 30 seconds, scraping the bowl. Beat on high for 2 minutes until smooth. Add egg whites and beat on high for 2 additional minutes, scraping the bowl occasionally. Pour into 1 greased and floured 9×13 pan or three 8-inch or two 9-inch pans.
Bake at 350 degrees for the times listed below:
|8-inch pan||23-28 minutes|
|9-inch pan||30-35 minutes|
|9×13 inch||40-45 minutes|
|30 cupcakes||20-25 minutes|
The white cake is done when a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool completely. Frost with chocolate frosting (page 242). Serves 18.
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