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Cake covered in white butercream with Russian tip roses on top!

WASC Cake

Most experienced bakers have tried this recipe at least once in their career, and there is a reason that folks keep coming back to it. It works! 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword WASC Cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 SERVINGS
Author Amanda Rettke

Ingredients

  • 1 box white cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 cup (126g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup (200g) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. table salt
  • 1 cup sour cream, room temperature
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 tsp. clear vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. pure almond extract, can use imitation if there are allergies

Instructions

  1. Mix all dry ingredients by hand using a whisk in a very large mixing bowl.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix on medium-low speed with a stand mixer or medium with a handheld mixer for 2 minutes.

  3. Pour into two 8-inch round prepared cake pans.
  4. Lightly tap cake pans on counter to bring air bubbles to top.
  5. Bake at 325 degrees for 25-35 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick is removed mostly clean. Do not overbake.

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