Recipe by Carol
"I recently made this cake for a friend's birthday, and it is an old recipe from the 1950's. Sprinkle with coconut and chopped maraschino cherries if you wish."
Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.
Show ingredients on sale
Sort stores by
Save money at local stores when ingredients are on sale!
Watch video tips and tricks
sifted cake flour
1 1/2 cups
egg yolk, beaten
1 1/2 teaspoons
1 1/4 cups
This cake is very delicious. It came out just right. I iced it with the Wedding Cake Icing on this site and it was a hit. All the kids loved it. Will be making again. Thanks for the recipe.
the cake was very delicious. but when i made it, it sunk in the middle. so i tried it again, (thinking it was my fault.)and it sunk again. very tasty but couldnt do anything with it.
I've baked this cake twice in the past 2 months. Once for my son's 2nd birthday and one for Valentine's day. First time I baked it, I used a 9x13 pan it was a little on the dry side, and it had air pocket holes throughout the cake...still delicious though. Second time I made it I added a bit more milk, used a donut cake pan and tapped the pan on the counter a few times before I put it in the oven... needless to say I almost ate the whole darn cake myself!! Delicious, moist and no air pocket holes. I used a butter icing on the cake and it was to die for!!!
Favor was good, but it did come out a little dry. Next time I will try substituting drained applesauce for 1/2 the shortening. I have found this helps keep baked goods moist.
very good cake, a little heavy- extremely soft, everyone loved this cake
Maybe i did something wrong because this cake was dry and I did not care for the taste; maybe it was me..
This cake was great. It was just perfect topped with crushed strawberries! Yes it is a little dry, but that is just what we needed since the strawberries are runny. Thanks!
Absolutely wonderful! I substituted soy milk for the regular milk and it still turned out great!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Large White Birthday Cake
Serving Size: 1/18 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 18
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 67
Enjoy the bright days of summer with easy recipes.
Low-fat, low-carb, paleo, vegan. Get recipes for your lifestyle.
Delicious recipes, party ideas, and helpful cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for just $7.99!
See how to make a simple white cake that’s perfect for layer cakes and cupcakes.
See how to make a wonderful white cake from scratch.
See how to make a simple loaf cake layered with apples and cinnamon.