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White and Yellow Layer Cake

This moist white and yellow layer cake is a hit every time I bring it.

Layered angel food and yellow cake that is filled with a scrumptious pineapple filling.

White and Yellow Layer Cake with Pineapple Filling #misshomemade

White and Yellow Layer Cake with Pineapple Filling

(also known as Angel Layer Cake)

Yellow Layers
5 egg yolks and 1 egg white
1 cup white sugar
1-1/2 cups cake flour
1 TBS baking powder
1/2 cup cold water
1 tsp homemade pure vanilla extract

PREHEAT oven to 375 degrees and grease/flour two 8″ or 9″ cake pans.

Sift the flour out 4 times THEN measure it. Do the same for the sugar.

Beat egg yolks and egg white until thick and creamy. Alternate sugar and water beating thoroughly. Add salt, vanilla and beat. Fold in flour and baking powder. Pour into prepared pans and bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Check with toothpick.

White Layer
2/3 cup egg whites
2/3 cup white sugar
2/3 cup cake flour
1 tsp cream of tartar
1 tsp homemade pure vanilla extract
1/2 tsp salt

Beat egg whites and salt until foamy. Add cream of tartar and beat until it stands in peaks. Fold in sugar, vanilla and flour which has been sifted 4 times before measuring it. Bake in a greased/flour 8 or 9 inch cake pan for 25 to 30 minutes.

Pineapple Filling

large can crushed pineapple (save juice) 1 cup pineapple juice
1 cup white sugar
3 egg yolks
1 cup water
2 tsp cornstarch
1/2 cup water
1 TBS butter

Beat egg yolks until light and fluffy. Add crushed pineapple and pineapple juice. Mix the cornstarch in with 1/2 cup water and boil until thickened. Then add to pineapple mixture.

Add the butter and stir until melted. Cool.

Yellow cake on bottom, then pineapple filling. Followed by the white cake and add pineapple filling. Lastly top with yellow cake.

I usually top this cake with Seven Minute Frosting. You may use this recipe or your favorite frosting recipe.

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