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Pink Champagne Cake is one of my most requested cake flavors for wedding consultations!  This recipe was created by adding a few drops of light pink food coloring and substituting sparkling white wine for the liquid in my white cake recipe.

Pink Champagne Cake

A light moist cake made with real champagne or sparkling white wine. Nice for bridal showers or weddings. Pairs well with fresh strawberries & whipped cream.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 28 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24


  • 1 Box White Cake Mix
  • 1 C. Flour All Purpose
  • 1 C. Granulated Sugar
  • ¾ tsp. Salt
  • 1⅓ C. Champagne or Sparkling White Wine
  • 4 Egg Whites
  • 2 T. Canola Oil
  • 8 oz. Sour Cream
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
  • 3-5 drops Pink liquid food coloring


  • Preheat oven to 350° Fahrenheit
  • Prepare three 8" round cake pans with parchment paper lining the bottom and lightly spray the sides with cooking spray.
  • Add dry ingredients to the bowl of a stand mixer and mix for 15-20 seconds on low.
  • Add wet ingredients to dry and mix on low for 30 seconds.
  • Turn mixer speed to medium-high and mix for 2 minutes.
  • Pour batter into the three prepared 8" round cake pans.
  • Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 28-30 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let cool on cooling racks for 15 minutes before removing from pans.
  • Once cakes are completely cooled, use a sharp serrated knife to level the tops and sprinkle lightly with simple syrup.
  • Wrap cakes tightly with clear food service film and chill for at least 30 minutes - 1 hour before frosting.


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