This white cake from scratch is a delightful treat for any occasion. With its light and fluffy texture, it’s sure to be a hit with your friends and family. Plus, it’s easy to make and only requires a few simple ingredients. Give this recipe a try and indulge in the deliciousness of homemade white cake!

Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 25 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutes | Serves: 8


  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 egg whites


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the sugar and butter until light and fluffy.
  3. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the creamed mixture alternating with the milk, beginning and ending with the dry ingredients.
  5. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  6. In another bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  7. Gently fold the beaten egg whites into the batter until just combined.
  8. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pans and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Let the cakes cool in the pans for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
  10. Frost with your favorite frosting and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 320 || Carbohydrates: 55g || Protein: 5g || Fat: 9g || Fiber: 1g

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