Blue Ribbon White Cake

Blue Ribbon White Cake


"This has won three Blue Ribbons at three different fairs. When making the frosting make sure that you use fresh squeezed juice rather than bottled."


servings 546 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 546 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 18.5 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 91.9g
  • 30%
  • Protein:
  • 4.4 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 449 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and line two 9-inch round cake pans with parchment paper. Then grease and flour the paper.
  2. Sift together the cornstarch, flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. Add the oil, milk, water and vanilla. Beat until it forms a very smooth batter.
  4. In a separate bowl beat the egg whites until frothy, add the cream of tartar and beat until stiff peaks form. Gradually add the sugar and beat until very well blended.
  5. Fold the egg whites into the batter. Pour batter into the prepared pans.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 35 to 40 minutes. Let cool then frost with Orange Frosting.
  7. Cream the butter until light and fluffy. Add the orange zest and salt. Beat in the confectioners' sugar alternately with the orange and lemon juices. Continue to beat until light and fluffy. Use to frost cooled cake.
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  1. 27 Ratings


White cake mix turns our better than this recipe. I only made the cake (no frosting), but the cake was not good. It raised in the oven, but sank as it cooled making it very dense. It tasted like...

Right now I have the cake in the oven. I am writing about the cake itself. The first half of the recipe was a little weird. The dough was so sticky and thick, it was like making bread(which I ha...

This recipe is the worst baking disaster I can ever recall - Seriously. I made it for a birthday dinner and was completely embarrassed at how awful it was. Doughy and extremely dense, the cake ...

"Heavier than usual"? The batter was like play-doh, making it difficult to work with; the flavor of the finished cake was bland; and the recipe was an overall disappointment. If this is how th...

A amazing cake, I would give it 10 stars if I could! I frosted it with French Silk Frosting.

This cake was pretty good, but it tasted like it had too much flour. It was a little heavier than cake usually is.

Blue ribbon white cake is the best white cake I, have ever made & eaten. This recipe deserves a a 10. Excellent, excellent. ormsbyteddi

This cake and icing are both good, but the cake was not as fluffy as I was hoping.

Terrible! I had high hopes for this cake but it turned out dense and dry. It was bland and tasted like sweetend bisuit. I will not use this recipe again