Fluffy Yellow Layer Cake
Appears in Cook's Illustrated March/April 2008, America's Test Kitchen TV
Box mixes are famous for engineering cake with ultralight texture. We set out to make an even fluffier cake—without chemicals and additives.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
We adapted a chiffon cake technique when devising our fluffy yellow layer cake recipe, using a large number of whipped egg whites to get high volume and texture. For moisture, we used a combination of butter and oil in our yellow cake recip...