White Sheet Cake

White Sheet Cake Recipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell
This easy white sheet cake  is perfect for tailgating season when you decorate each square with the colors and logos of your favorite teams. 

Yield:

Makes 12 to 15 servings
Total time: 2 Hours, 15 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 2 Hours, 15 Minutes

Ingredients

1 1/4 cups butter, softened
2 1/4 cups sugar
7 large egg whites, at room temperature
3 1/2 cups cake flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 325°. Beat butter and sugar at medium speed with a heavy-duty electric stand mixer until fluffy. Gradually add egg whites, one-third at a time, beating well after each addition.

2. Sift together cake flour and baking powder; gradually add to butter mixture alternately with 1 cup water, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Stir in vanilla. Pour batter into a greased and floured 13- x 9-inch pan.

3. Bake at 325° for 45 to 50 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack (about 1 hour). Remove from pan to a serving platter. Spread top and sides of cake with frosting.

September 2013
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