Nany's White Cake

Nany's White Cake


"This is a cake recipe by my beloved Great Grandmother! She was a master in her time. She grew up during the depression and made up lots of recipes cooking for her large family. This cake is wonderful! I serve it with frosting or whip cream and berries. Enjoy!"


45 m servings 190 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 190 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 6.5 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.8g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 46 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 117 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 8 or 9 inch round cake pans.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; stir into the batter alternately with the milk. Stir in vanilla. Distribute batter evenly between the prepared pans.
  3. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until the cake springs back when pressed gently in the center. Cool in pans over a wire rack. When completely cooled, frost or fill as desired.
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  1. 110 Ratings


This is my great grandmother's receipe. I thought I would add a note. This is a dense cake and I never bake it in round pans I think it is do heavy to make a good layer cake. I always make a ...

My 11 year old daughter (a great cook!) made this for her father's birthday cake. She DOUBLED the recipe to get enough batter for 2 round pans and the layers were just the right height. I can se...

I was quite dissapointed with this cake. I set out this morning to make a poke cake for my son's 2nd birthday. I read the previous reviews and made the changes suggested, including really ...

I am a 3 time award winning sous chef. A note of advice to others who have rated this recipe, look at the history behind it. I made this cake today for my husbands birthday...and I think it turn...

This is a dense cake. It's supposed to be. If you want a lighter cake, use cake flour. The ratio is 1 cup and 2 tablespoons of cake flour to every 1 cup of AP flour. I've made this cake both way...

I made this cake on the 4th (for my sis' bday) and the whole group loved it. Moist and easy to make- it was an awesome cake!

Alright. I was in a hurry to get a recipe that I had the ingredients for, and due to the rating of this cake, I didn't read the reviews. I suppose I should have. Mine turned out, like others, fl...

This cake is absolutely delicious, and so easy to make. I made it for my daughter's birthday, and it was a huge hit!

Simple and delicious! I've made it twice and both times I added a little extra almond flavor. The second time I baked the cake I added a fresh strawberry sauce (recipe follows)to the cake fre...