Basic White Cake

Basic White Cake

Perfect for decorated cakes, this is a fluffy but not crumbly white cake batter that is great for layered cakes, pair really well with fruit, white mousse and much more! Take a look at some cool cakes using this recipe.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Bolos, Sobremesas
Cuisine Cake Decorating
Servings 2 9" (23cm) round sponges


  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 250 ml milk at room temperature
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 4 egg whites at room temperature
  • 3 tbs unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1 tbs baking powder


  • In a large bowl whip egg whites to medium firm peaks and reserve.
  • In a separate large bowl whip butter, sugar and egg yolks until creamy, add milk, flour and baking powder.
  • Add batter to egg whites bowl and folding gently.
  • Grease and flour 2 9” (23cm) round cake pans and divide batter between them.
  • Bake it at 350F (180C) for 30 to 35 minutes.


Let it cool down completely before removing from pan and slicing.

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