jan_night Posted 18 Apr 2013 , 6:43pm
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Hi Everyone,   I have been asked by a friend to make her daughters wedding cake.  The only thing she wants is a white cake that is light and fluffy just like one she tasted at a bakery.  I have been searching and trying out different recipes but they have all been very heavy.  Does anyone know of a great white cake recipe that is light and fluffy?  I need help!!!  icon_smile.gif

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lorieleann Posted 18 Apr 2013 , 9:03pm
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Do you want a scratch cake recipe or do you want to use a doctored mix?  If you aren't ready to tackle a scratch recipe, the WASC using all egg whites will give you a fluffy, white cake.  If you are looking to do a scratch recipe, you will also want to find one with all whites. Even one with the egg whites whipped separately and then folded in.  (personally, I prefer a more buttery and eggy cake that does not use the egg whites separately, mainly because i have not perfected that technique and the cakes usually come out a bit dry for me)  

 

If you friend is looking for the taste of a bakery-white cake, chances are she is going to be looking for something that comes from a mix, as most bakeries that produce a high volume of cakes are going to be starting with a commercial base for their white cakes.  Smaller, artisan bakers who advertise they bake from scratch are going to have a different texture and taste. 

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