Layered White Cake

I found this recipe while in search for a moist White/ Vanilla Cake. I tried it and it is awesome….Moist and tasty


2 3/4 cup cake flour 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 – 1 cup canola oil 6 tablespoons sour cream 4 large egg yolks 2 teaspoons grated orange peel 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon whole milk 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 6 large egg whiltes pinch salt 2/3 cups granulated sugar


Preheat oven to 350 F, butter 3 8 inch pan. Sift the dry ingredients- Flour 1 1/4 cup of sugar, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl, set aside.
Whisk the oil 4 egg yolks in large bowl until well blended. Whisk in the sour cream, then milk, orange peel and vanilla. Whisk in the dry ingredients in 3 additions. In a small bowl using electric mixer beat egg white with a pinch of salt until soft peak forms, while still beating gradually add remaining of 2/3 cup of sugar, while on high speed until stiff peak forms. Gently fold the egg whites into the batter in 4 additions. (Do not over beat (fold), I’ve done this cake many times and on my second try i forgot about the over beating and it wasnt as fluffy as its suppose to be.)
Divide between pans and bake cakes until the center is just golden, insert a tester or tooth pick until it comes out clean…I wont provide timing because it always varies depending on oven

I hope you like this recipe as much as i do. You can fill and use extract of choice….:)

Comments (12)


Is it possible to bake this cake as it is in the microwave ? Im looking for a fast way to produce a number of cakes but still retain the richness and quality?


This is the best scratch white cake recipe I have made! This recipe is fabulous - the crumb texture of the cake is soft and moist - this is a definite keeper! Thank you so much for the recipe!!


I want to add to above comment, I made this without the orange zest and the flavor was still wonderful - hint of vanilla and soooo good!


thank you for sharing this recipe, i made this cake and it very tasty and soft i also use yougert as substitute for sour cream . thank you ^_^