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Homemade White Cake Mix

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Make your own homemade White Cake Mix from scratch to have on hand in your pantry. This recipe is wonderful to reduce food colorings, preservatives and to reduce costs.


Making your own homemade mix is a cake walk in the park! Simply combine all of the ingredients into a jar or Zip-close style baggie, or vacuum seal bag. Label it with the directions to complete the recipe and voila!

You’ve just created your own convenient homemade White Cake mix.

To Make 1 Jar of Mix:

2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup nonfat dry milk
3 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups white sugar
1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon shortening

White Cake:

3 egg whites
1 cup water
1 teaspoon Clear vanilla extract
1 Jar Mix (see above!)

Preheat oven to 350F.

Grease and flour a 9×13 inch cake pan, or two round 8″ pans.

In a medium bowl beat the egg whites until foamy, add the vanilla extract, water, and contents of the homemade cake mix in a jar, mixing well for about 2 minutes, pour the batter into 9×13 greased pan.

Bake for 25-30 minutes. Cool & Frost as desired.

This mix will stores well for up to 3 months (depending on your method of storage).

If you’d like a little variety, we also recommend these other Homemade, Do it yourself Cake mix recipes.

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