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Topic: best brand mix to use for WASC recipe
leelee82663 09/04/2009 6:27 PM
have never made this, but all of the reviews have made me want to try it. what brand of cake mix turns out the best (taste AND texture) in this recipe? i am getting married september 19th and making my own cakes. i want it to turn out PERFECT! (HOPING FOR THAT ANYWAY!!!!!)

KTB 09/05/2009 3:45 PM
I've used both Duncan Hines and various No Name brands without trouble at all.
bunnywoman 09/06/2009 12:06 PM
I use Duncan Hines.
lovegrace 09/06/2009 1:02 PM
Whichever box mix you normally use and like will be great for WASC. Personally, I hate Duncan Hines, so I would never put it in WASC. I'm a Pillsbury girl, so for me, that's what I know I like.
sweetgrandma 09/06/2009 3:01 PM
I used either Pillsbury or BC, (can't remember...but it was the one someone on here recommended) and I wasn't overly impressed. I usually only use Duncan Hines and I think I would have been happier with it if I'd used it this time. I did get several compliments so the guests either liked it or were being polite..

Also I used a raspberry and buttercream filling which I think was too sweet. I like to put pineapple juice in my buttercream to cut the sweet taste and I didn't this time.
GrandmaKathy 09/08/2009 4:39 PM
Can you please tell me what WASC is? I have seen it mentioned on here several times but haven't a clue as to what it is.
Jeanne G 09/08/2009 4:48 PM
White Almond Sour Cream
leelee82663 09/08/2009 8:23 PM
used the Duncan Hines French vanilla - everybody loved it. ANOTHER QUESTION..........anyone tried this recipe using chocolate or devils food cake mix?
treeves 09/09/2009 8:16 AM
Can someone please post the recipe for WASC. That would be great. I'm glad GrandmaKathy ask what it was because I was wondering but didn't want to ask.
leelee82663 09/10/2009 3:57 AM
here is the recipe. i completely omitted the vegetable oil in this recipe and it was just great without it. you can also half this recipe and it turns out just fine. hope this helps! didn't have a white cake mix on hand so i used duncan hines french vanilla. everybody loved it. also, i used wilton's snow white buttercream recipe for the frosting and decorations.


White Almond Sour Cream Cake (WASC)
2 boxes white cake mix
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups granulated sugar
1 1/2 teas. salt
8 egg whites
2 2/3 cups water
4 Tbls. vegetable oil
2 cups (16oz carton) sour cream
2 teaspoon clear vanilla flavor
2 teaspoons almond extract
Mix all dry ingredients by hand using a whisk in a very large mixing bowl. Add the rest of the ingredients and beat on low speed for 2 minutes. Bake at 325 degrees

***One recipe makes: one 14? round + one 6? round
or one 16? round
or one 12? round + one 10? round
or one 12×18? sheet cake
or one 12? round + one 8? round + one 6?

Half a recipe makes: two 8? rounds
or two 6? rounds + 6 cupcak
dkjq 10/18/2010 10:30 AM
Does anyone know how many cups of batter this recipe makes?
Chasey 10/18/2010 1:03 PM
I don't know if you are talking about the whole recipe or the half?

Take a look at this chart and you can see how many cups of batter it takes for each sized pan. Pick which pans you were wanting to bake with (based on what the recipe said it would make) and then you'll get an estimate of how much batter it makes.
dkjq 10/19/2010 7:47 PM
Thanks, Chasey. I'm signed up for a Wilton Basic cake class. I think I'll wait to ask questions until after that class? I'm making my first wedding cake in June and want to learn all I can before that time. The cake I'm copying says the layers are 18X4 (half-rounds), 15X4 hex, 12X4 hex and 7X4 round. Do they even make 4" deep cake pans? Do I put together two 2" layers? I have a lot to learn.
bean27 10/26/2010 11:46 PM
It makes about 15 cups of batter
thecakediva40 11/04/2010 8:02 PM
sweetgrandma, do you use bw bc icing? I love it, but I would like to cut the sweetness down just a little more. Do you use the pineapple juce along with the pop corn salt? and how much juice do you use?
sweetgrandma 11/06/2010 2:15 PM
I do use bw's recipe most of the time with a few alterations. I use salted butter and only half the popcorn salt. I substitute half the water with pineapple juice, ....sometimes more depending on the flavor cake I'm using and how much pineapple taste I want). When I use half most people don't realize I've used pineapple juice...they just say they like the taste.
I also omit the butter flavoring.
princessataira 05/17/2012 6:27 AM
Is there a WASC Recipe with milk or butermilk instead of sour cream any doctored cake recipes without sour cream
krzykakes 05/17/2012 6:58 AM
I use buttermilk in my cake mixes instead of water...Ive never used sour cream unless it was a "soc-it-to-me" cake.