Heavenly White Cake

“This recipe is from Colette Peters in a wonderful book called Cakes To Dream On. It's one of the many recipes I tested when making my daughter's first birthday cake.”
2 8-inch layers

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325°.
  2. Coat 2 8-inch cake pans with cooking spray and line with parchment paper.
  3. Sift together the flours, baking powder and salt.
  4. Cream the butter and sugars together in a large mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
  5. Add vanilla and the egg whites, scraping down the sides of mixing bowl.
  6. Mix again until fluffy.
  7. Add the sifted flour mixture in three batches, alternating with three batches of milk, and ending the additions with flour.
  8. Mix each addition just until combined; do not overmix or the cake will be dry.
  9. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  10. Bake for 30- 35 minutes, or until cake tests done.
  11. Let the cakes cool completely in the pans on wire racks.
  12. Wrap and refrigerate (cake still in pan) until ready to decorate.

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