White Chocolate Cake

Recipe by Steve P.
READY IN: 1hr 5mins




  • Melt chocolate over hot, not boiling water.
  • Cool slightly and add vanilla.
  • Cream butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add chocolate.
  • Add egg yolks, one at a time, mixing after each addition.
  • Sift dry ingredients together and add alternately with buttermilk.
  • Stir in pecans and coconut (optional).
  • Mix only enough to blend.
  • Whip egg whites and second cup of sugar to a soft peak.
  • Gently fold whipped egg whites into chocolate mixture.
  • Pour into a 9x13 pan or 2 8" round pans.
  • Bake at 350~ for 40-45 minutes or until done.
  • White Chocolate Icing: In medium saucepan combine melted chocolate and flour (all-purpose).
  • Blend in milk, cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thick.
  • Cool completely.
  • In large mixing bowl cream butter, sugar and vanilla.
  • Beat until light and fluffy.
  • Gradually add completely cooled chocolate mixture.
  • Beat until well blend.
  • Do not over-mix or it will become soupy.
  • Spread between layers, on top and on sides of cake.
  • Sprinkle cake with coconut or with anything else that you like.