White Cake

White Cake
Recipe type: Dessert
White Cake is a Bolivian food recipe with a hint of lemon.
  • 1 c. flour
  • 1½ tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ c. cornstarch
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 c. sugar
  • ¼ tsp. lemon extract or zest of ½ lemon
  • 5 tbsp. water
  • 3 c. powdered sugar
  • ¾ tsp. lemon extract
  • 3 tbsp. melted butter
  • 3 to 4 tbsp. hot water
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a 9-inch-square baking pan.
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder, cornstarch, and salt. Set aside.
  3. Beat eggs until light and creamy. Add sugar to eggs, ¼ c. at a time, beating well after each addition. Add lemon and water to egg mixture and beat well. Then fold in the flour mixture, a little at a time.
  4. Pour batter into pan and bake for 25 to 30 minutes until lightly browned. When a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean, the cake is done.
  5. Remove cake from pan and cool on wire rack. When cool, slice.
  6. In a small bowl, beat all frosting ingredients until creamy. Spread frosting evenly on top and sides of cooled cake.

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