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White Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

If you’re up for a tasty dessert journey, the White Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting is the recipe for you. This simple recipe brings together moist cake layers and a smooth cream cheese frosting for a heavenly combo. Whether you’re throwing a birthday party or testing new dessert recipes, this cake is for you!

Why You’ll Love White Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Easy and Quick: With simple instructions and common ingredients, this recipe is a breeze, even for newbie bakers.
  • Deliciously Sweet: The white velvet cake layers are a perfect balance of sweetness, ensuring each bite is a decadent treat.
  • Versatile for Recipes: Whether you’re crafting a celebration cake or experimenting with dessert recipes, this white velvet base is your blank canvas.
  • Perfect for Any Occasion: Birthdays, anniversaries, or just a sweet craving – this cake suits every moment that deserves a touch of sweetness.
  • Creamy Cream Cheese Frosting: The velvety cream cheese frosting crowns the cake with a rich and luscious finish, taking it to another level.

What You Need To Make White Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Two 8″ round cake pans
  • Mixing bowls
  • Mixer
  • Whisk
  • Toothpick
  • Measuring cups/spoon

Ingredients You Need To Make White Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

  • GF flour
  • Kosher salt
  • Butter, room temp
  • Buttermilk
  • Vanilla extract
  • Baking powder
  • Baking soda
  • Sugar
  • Egg whites

Substitutions + Alternatives

Can I use All-Purpose Flour?

Yes, All-Purpose Flour can be used. Use the same amount that is listed in the ingredients, but swap with all purpose.

How To Make White Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray two 8″ round cake pans with nonstick baking spray.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine butter and sugar. Mix for 5 minutes.

3. Mix in egg whites and vanilla.

4. In another bowl, whisk together all dry ingredients. Add the wet ingredients and mix until just incorporated.

5. Separate the batter between the two pans and bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

6. Allow it to cool before frosting the cake.

Commonly Asked Questions

Can I substitute whole eggs for egg whites?

While it may alter the texture slightly, you can use whole eggs if you prefer.

How do I know when the cake is done baking?

Insert a toothpick into the center, and if it comes out clean, your cake is ready.

Can I make cupcakes with this recipe?

Certainly! Adjust the baking time to around 15-20 minutes for delightful White Velvet cupcakes.

White Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Light and fluffy white velvet cake topped with tangy cream cheese frosting is a classic dessert that’s perfect for any occasion.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: White Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Cool Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 376kcal

Equipment

  • mixing bowls
  • Mixer
  • Whisk
  • toothpick
  • Measuring cups/spoon

Ingredients

Cake

  • 2 cups 1.1 GF flour
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 8 tbsp butter room temp
  • 1 ⅓ cups buttermilk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ tbsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • ¾ cup egg whites

Frosting

  • 12 oz cream cheese room temp
  • 8 tbsp butter room temp
  • 4-5 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

Cake Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray two 8″ round cake pans with nonstick baking spray.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine butter and sugar. Mix for 5 minutes.
  • Mix in egg whites and vanilla.
  • In another bowl, whisk together all dry ingredients. Add the wet ingredients and mix until just incorporated.
  • Separate the batter between the two pans and bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Allow it to cool before frosting the cake.

Frosting Instructions

  • In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients, starting with 4 cups of powdered sugar.
  • If the frosting is not firm enough to frost the cake, add more.

Nutrition

Serving: 1slice | Calories: 376kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.5g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 623mg | Potassium: 98mg | Fiber: 0.01g | Sugar: 61g | Vitamin A: 416IU | Calcium: 184mg | Iron: 0.3mg
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This White Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting is a heavenly taste of moist cake layers and velvety cream cheese frosting, where every bite is a moment of pure bliss. It’s the kind of cake that begs to be shared, the perfect centerpiece for any celebration (or your Tuesday night, because why not?)

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