Classic White Cake

Indulge in the enchantment of our Classic White Cake – a sweet masterpiece that transcends time, perfect for any occasion! This recipe marries simplicity with sophistication, creating a canvas for your creativity to blossom. Prepare to embark on a delightful journey of baking and savoring this elegant treat.


  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk



  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together the softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the egg whites one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  6. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the milk, beginning and ending with the dry ingredients. Mix until just combined.
  7. Divide the batter evenly between the prepared cake pans, smoothing the tops with a spatula.
  8. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Allow the cakes to cool in the pans for 10 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Additional Information:

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes | Baking Time: 25-30 minutes | Total Time: 45-55 minutes
  • Calories: Approximately 280 kcal per slice (without frosting) | Servings: 12 slices


  • Customize your Classic White Cake with your favorite frosting, be it a velvety buttercream or a luscious cream cheese topping.
  • For a hint of citrus, add lemon or orange zest to the batter.

Enjoy the Slice of Elegance: This Classic White Cake is not just a dessert; it’s a celebration waiting to happen. Whether you’re marking a special event or simply treating yourself to a moment of sweetness, savor the light, airy texture and pure vanilla essence. Elevate your gatherings with this timeless creation, and let each bite be a reminder of the simple joy found in the art of baking.



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