Baby Blue Sheet Cake
Recipe type: Dessert
  • 1 cup milk (I used skim) at room temperature
  • 6 x-large egg whites at room temperature
  • ½ tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3 drops blue food coloring
  • 2¼ cups (8⅝ ounces) cake flour
  • 1¾ cups (13⅛ ounces) granulated sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon table salt
  • ¾ cup (1½ sticks) unsalted butter, softened at room temperature
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees; spray a 9x13 pan with cooking spray and set aside
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together milk, egg whites, vanilla and food coloring; set aside
  3. In the large bowl of an electric mixer, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt; add butter and beat on low speed until all of the ingredients are in wet lumps
  4. Add half of milk mixture and beat on medium speed for 1-2 minutes or just until combined; scrape the sides of the bowl with a spatula and then add remaining milk mixture; beat on medium speed just until combined without overmixing
  5. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake 25-35 minutes or until a knife comes out clean from center
  6. Set aside to cool and prepare buttercream
Cake adapted from Baking Bites
Recipe by Keep It Sweet Desserts at