White Chocolate Cake Recipe

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White Chocolate Cake

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@msmartha

This is a tasty cake,I often make a raspberry filling.


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Ingredients

1/4 lb. white chocolate, coarsely chopped
1/2 c boiling water
1 c butter,softened
1 3/4 c sugar
4 eggs,separated
2 t. vanilla
2 1/2 c sifted cake flour
1 t baking soda
1 c buttermilk
white chocolate frosting
8 oz white chocolate,finely chopped
4 c confectioner's sugar
1/4 c milk
1 t. vanilla
1 1/2 sticks butter
pinch of salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine chocolate and water, stirring until chocolate melts; set aside to cool. Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in white chocolate mixture and flavorings. Combine flour and soda; add to chocolate mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix after each addition. Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until stiff peaks form; fold into chocolate mixture. Pour into 3 greased and floured 9 inch round cake pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes, remove layers from pans, and cool completely on wire racks.
Frosting:

1. Melt the white chocolate in a double boiler. Stir until smooth. Let cool to room temperature.
Sift the confectioners' sugar into a medium bowl. Stir in the milk and vanilla. Add the butter and salt and beat until smooth. Stir in the cooled white chocolate. Refrigerate until firm, about 30 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate