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This quick & easy recipe for white cake is a crowd pleaser!  It starts with a white cake mix with some added ingredients to create a moist and delicious wedding white cake (or for any occasion really!).

Sour Cream Almond White Cake

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 28 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24

Ingredients
  

Dry Ingredients

  • 1 box White Cake Mix
  • 1 C. Flour
  • 1 C. Sugar
  • ¾ tsp. Salt

Wet Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 C. Water
  • 4 Egg whites
  • 2 tbsp. Canola Oil
  • 8 oz. Sour Cream
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla
  • ½ tsp. Almond Extract

Instructions
 

  • 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.
    1 C. Flour, 1 C. Sugar, ¾ tsp. Salt
  • Add wet ingredients to dry and mix on low for 30 seconds.
    1 1/3 C. Water, 4 Egg whites, 2 tbsp. Canola Oil, 8 oz. Sour Cream, 1 tsp. Vanilla, ½ tsp. Almond Extract
  • 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.

Notes

This recipe is my most popular for weddings, bridal & baby showers and any occasion where your guests want a classic white cake.  Pairs well with raspberry filling or lemon curd!
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