Milk and Cookies Cake

This fluffy white cake with cookie dough filling was inspired by the classic pairing that is Milk & Cookies.  Smoothered in creamy frosting and dotted with mini chips, this whimsical cake is equally fun and it is delicious.  Did I mention there's cookie-dough filling!?!
Milk and Cookies Cake

INGREDIENTS

  1. 5 large eggs whites
  2. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  3. 3/4 cup whole milk
  4. 2 1/2 cups cake flour
  5. 1 1/2 cups sugar
  6. 1 tablespoon baking powder
  7. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  8. 3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease and flour three 6-inch cake pans and set aside
  • In a small mixing bowl or liquid measuring cup, stir together the egg whites, vanilla, and 1/4 cup milk and set aside.
  • Sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt into the bowl of an electric mixer.  With the paddles attachment, mix on low until combined.  Add the butter and remaining 1/2 cup milk and mix on low until the dry ingredients are moistened.  Turn the mixer to medium-high and mix until combined.  Stop the mixer and scrape down the bowl.
  • With the mix running on medium-low, gradually stream in the egg white mixture.  Work in about 3 batches, making sure everything is incorporated before adding in more liquids, scraping the bowl in between additions.