Basic Sour Cream White Cake

Recipe by Courtly
READY IN: 48mins
SERVES: 16-20




  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Generously grease and flour a 13 x 9 inch baking pan.
  • Place cake mix, sour cream, oil, eggs, and vanilla in mixing bowl.
  • Blend with mixer on low speed for 1 minute.
  • Stop machine, scrape down sides of bowl.
  • Increase mixer speed to medium and beat 2 minutes more.
  • Scrape down sides again if needed. The batter should look well combined and thickened.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  • Place pan in oven.
  • Bake the cake until it is light brown and springs back when lightly pressed with your finger, 35-40 minutes.
  • Remove pan from oven and place on wire rack to cool for 20 minutes.
  • Run a dinner knife around edge of cake and invert it onto wire rack.
  • Allow cake to cool completely, 30 minutes.
  • Frost as desired.