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5 from 6 votes

the BEST White Cake

This is the best white cake! Easy to make and turns out great every time!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword white cake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 287kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 egg whites let stand at room temperature for 20 minutes
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla I use clear
  • 1 1/3 cups buttermilk see post for easy way to make your own

Instructions

  • Grease & flour pans (1 - 9 by 13 or 2 - 9 inch round).
  • Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in medium bowl and set aside.
  • Beat shortening with an electric mixer for about 30 seconds on medium speed in large bowl.
  • Add sugar and vanilla. Beat until combined.
  • Add egg whites and beat for about 30 seconds.
  • Add flour mixture and buttermilk. Beat until combined.
  • Beat on high for an additional 30 seconds.
  • Spread batter into the pan (s)
  • Bake in 350 degree oven for 20 to 25 minutes (30-35 for 9 by 13 pan).

Nutrition

Calories: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 115mg | Potassium: 108mg | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1mg