White Butter Cake

Preparation info

  • Makes

    two

    8-x-1½ inch round cakes
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Simple Art of Perfect Baking

By Flo Braker

Published 1984

  • About

This cake, frosted with Maple Italian Meringue, makes a magnificent wedding cake.

Its buttery flavor and velvety texture combine well with any type of frosting or butter-cream. Chocolate is an especially good match here. For example, fill the cake with strawberry jam and frost the top and sides with Chocolate Sabayon Buttercream. The only hint that you are eating a butter cake made completely with egg whites rathe