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.

Community Picks

Simple White Cake

Rating: 4 stars 4144
This simple white cake recipe uses just 7 ingredients.

Heavenly White Cake

Rating: 4 stars 962
This is an old recipe I have for a white cake, and it tastes very good.
By Allrecipes Member

White Texas Sheet Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 418
This cake is good to make a day ahead, and is very popular at pot-lucks.
By Diane Kester

Aunt Bert's White Cake

Rating: 4 stars 149
This is a very old recipe that I got from my deceased friend Holli's Aunt Bert. Everyone will love it.
By Allrecipes Member

Nany's White Cake

Rating: 4 stars 133
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 stars 58
This is a great showpiece of a cake. Top with White Mountain Frosting.
By Carol

Champagne Cake I

Rating: 4 stars 90
A moist cake made with champagne.
By Allrecipes Member

Champagne Cake With Buttercream Icing

Rating: 4 stars 26
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 stars 169
This is a delicate white cake. Heavy cream is used instead of butter.
By Allrecipes Member

Wedding Cake

Rating: 4 stars 157
This is a very simple moist white cake. It works best if all of the ingredients are at room temperature.
By Allrecipes Member

Cake Mixes from Scratch and Variations

Rating: 4 stars 766
A convenient substitute for commercial mixes. Quick, easy, and yummy. Best of all, YOU control the ingredients!
By Allrecipes Member

Angel Food Cake III

Rating: 4.5 stars 501
Classic angel food cake, light and tastes great by itself!
By Allrecipes Member

Inspiration and Ideas

12 Little Ways to Take Your Cakes From Good to Great
I have good luck with cakes. I think it's my rule-following tendencies. It turns out that cakes love rules, too. Follow these easy tips to bake better cakes and you and cake will soon become friends.
Cake Pan Size Conversions
Want to fit a square cake in a round pan? Here's how to do it.
Easy Yogurt Cake
Rating: 4.5 stars 22

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.