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White Birthday Cake with Buttercream Frosting


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White Birthday Cake with Buttercream Frosting


  • Prep Time : 10 min
  • Cook Time : 25 min
  • Ready Time : 35 min



  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 2 3/4 cups Flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 6 cups powdered sugar, sifted and divided
  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 6 to 8 tablespoons milk, divided
  • 1 tsp vanilla



1 Bowl 1: using 4 egg whites and 1/2 cup sugar, beat with an electric mixer to make meringue.
2 Bowl 2: mix sour cream, milk, and vanilla.
3 Bowl 3: combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
4 Bowl 4 (large): cream butter and 1 cup sugar. Add to this by alternating the flour mixture and sour cream mixture. Fold in the meringue.
5 Pour batter into three 9? round cake pans. Bake 25 minutes in a 350° oven.
6 For frosting:Combine 3 cups powdered sugar, butter, shortening, 4 tablespoons milk, and vanilla in a large bowl. Beat with an electric mixer until smooth. Add remaining powdered sugar; beat until light and fluffy, adding more milk, one tablespoon at a time, as needed for good spreading consistency.
7 Makes about 3 1/2 cups

About orangeideal


I live in New York, cook mostly vegetarian foods, and try to eat as freshly and seasonally as possible. www.orangeideal.wordpress.com




One Response to White Birthday Cake with Buttercream Frosting

  1. Thank you for this recipe. The sour cream is new to me, but this simple yet delicious cake is exactly what I was looking for.

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