Which Mix Yellow Or White Is Vailla

Baking By jayhova80 Updated 20 Mar 2011 , 6:45pm by Kitagrl

jayhova80 Posted 20 Mar 2011 , 5:22pm
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A friend of mine requested a vanilla cake and I've heard that both yellow and white cakes are considered vanilla, is that true.

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Normita Posted 20 Mar 2011 , 5:46pm
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I personally use white cake mix and use vanilla extract for a vanilla cake. I have even threw in a small vanilla pudding box in the recipe. I use the wasc recipe. Or, if you want to do a french vanilla I have subbed some of the water in the recipe for french vanilla creamer and also used vanilla extract for flavoring.

JessDesserts Posted 20 Mar 2011 , 5:46pm
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yellow cakes are made with whole eggs, white cakes are made with egg whites and you can add vanilla to either one.

I dont know if either would be considered just vanilla?

Marianna46 Posted 20 Mar 2011 , 6:21pm
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I think of any cake where the main flavoring is vanilla extract as a vanilla cake. Is there any way you can ask your friend whether s/he would prefer a yellow or a white cake?

Kitagrl Posted 20 Mar 2011 , 6:45pm
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I usually use white cake mix but then use the egg yolks and plenty of vanilla (and vanilla pudding too) which makes it a light yellow cake.

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