White Cake Not Coming Out White Help!

Baking By barbegnbd Updated 11 Oct 2010 , 10:47pm by tcwheeler

barbegnbd Posted 11 Oct 2010 , 9:50pm
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I'm trying to make a simple white cake from a white cake mix but the cake keeps turning out more yellow than white. I need a bright white cake. I tried using shortening instead of oil but that didnt help and I am using only egg whtes. So I'm not sure why it I keep getting a light yellow colored cake? Any help would be great!!! thanks!

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cutthecake Posted 11 Oct 2010 , 10:02pm
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Did you add vanilla extract?

barbegnbd Posted 11 Oct 2010 , 10:12pm
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no vanilla added. I did add 7 up instead of water.

tcwheeler Posted 11 Oct 2010 , 10:47pm
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mmmm.....which cake mix are you using? maybe a different flavor would give what you are looking for.

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