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    Our classic sheet cake is the tried-and-true foundation for a traditional birthday cake. The cake ingredients are enough to make one layer; you will need two to assemble the cake.

    Ingredients

    • 18 tablespoons (2 1/4 sticks) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for pan and wire rack
    • 4 1/2 cups sifted cake flour (not self-rising), plus more for pan
    • 2 tablespoons baking powder
    • 3/4 teaspoon table salt
    • 2 1/4 cups granulated sugar
    • 1 1/2 cups milk
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons pure vanilla extract
    • 7 large egg whites
    • White Confectioners' Sugar Icing
    • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 599 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 18 g 26.98%
    • Saturated Fat: 10 g 50.28%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 35 mg 11.59%
    • Sodium: 570 mg 23.75%
    • Calcium: 95 mg 9.49%
    • Potassium: 103 mg 2.95%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 21.08%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 94 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 5.18%
    • Sugar: 52 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 1 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 7.95%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 3.89%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs3
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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