White Cake Recipes

For weddings, showers, and when only a white cake will do. Get dozens of recipes for light and fluffy white cake, with and without egg yolks.

Staff Picks

Simple White Cake

Rating: 4.22 stars
This cake was sent home from our children's school. It is the simplest, great tasting cake I've ever made. Great to make with the kids, especially for cupcakes.

Heavenly White Cake

Rating: 4.2 stars
This is an old recipe I have for a white cake, and it tastes very good.

White Texas Sheet Cake

Rating: 4.52 stars
This cake is good to make a day ahead, and is very popular at pot-lucks.

Aunt Bert's White Cake

Rating: 3.78 stars
This is a very old recipe that I got from my deceased friend Holli's Aunt Bert. Everyone will love it.

Nany's White Cake

Rating: 4.02 stars
This is a cake recipe by my beloved Great Grandmother! She was a master in her time. She grew up during the depression and made up lots of recipes cooking for her large family. This cake is wonderful! I serve it with frosting or whip cream and berries. Enjoy!

White Mountain Cake

Rating: 4.04 stars
This is a great showpiece of a cake. Top with White Mountain Frosting.

Champagne Cake I

Rating: 4 stars
A moist cake made with champagne.

Champagne Cake With Buttercream Icing

Rating: 3.89 stars
This recipe makes enough batter for both a 9-inch cake and a 9x13-inch red champagne cake decorated with edible flowers.

Cream Cake

Rating: 4.23 stars
This is a delicate white cake. Heavy cream is used instead of butter.

Easy Yogurt Cake

Rating: 4.53 stars
This is an easy yogurt cake that uses the yogurt container to measure all of the ingredients. It's ready in under an hour and the perfect not-too-sweet snack or breakfast treat. It's known in France as "Gâteau au Yaourt" and is typically the first cake that French children learn how to make. My son attends a French school and has made this with his classmates.

Cake Mixes from Scratch and Variations

Rating: 4.14 stars
A convenient substitute for commercial mixes. Quick, easy, and yummy. Best of all, YOU control the ingredients!

Fresh Cherry Cake

Rating: 4.43 stars
A white cake made with fresh cherries and cherry juice. My wife's favorite!

Inspiration and Ideas

Mock Angel Food Cake

Rating: Unrated
This is an angel food cake for a sheet cake. My grandma used to use this when she had a bakery. I have never had a problem with it. It is so easy to do.

Vanilla Coconut Flour Cupcakes

Rating: Unrated
These vanilla cupcakes, made with coconut flour for extra fiber, are perfect for any occasion. Whether you're baking for a birthday, a bake sale, or just for fun, they're a cinch to whip up and are sure to be a hit!

Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla Whipped Cream Frosting

Rating: 4.2 stars

Pillows of billowy vanilla whipped cream top these sugar free cupcakes. Like little pieces of heaven, but sugar free!