More videos from this episode Classic White Layer Cake with Raspberry Almond Filling For a white cake with perfect, fine-grained texture, don't beat the egg whites prior to mixing. Raspberry Preserves In general, we find that preserves and jams have more fruit flavor than jellies. We tested six brands to find our favorite raspberry flavor. Baking Equipment Round Cake Pans You shouldn’t need to stock several cake pans depending on the size of the finished cake. We wanted a one-size-fits-all cake pan.