Itsume’s 3-Egg Cake

Itsume’s 3-Egg Cake

Serves 24
Prep time 30 minutes
Cook time 35 minutes
Total time 1 hours, 5 minutes
Meal type Dessert, Snack
By author Itsume



  • 1 Cup margarine
  • 1/2 Cup unsalted butter
  • 1 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 Large eggs (separated)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • 1/2 Cup unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 Cup powdered sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons evaporated milk
  • 1 Cup chopped walnuts

Frosting (Optional)

  • 2/3 Cup chopped dried cranberries


Step 1
Cream margarine and butter. Beat in sugar, then the egg yolks. In one bowl, mix together the flour and baking soda. In a separate bowl, mix together milk and vanilla. Add the flour mixture and milk mixture to the butter mixture, alternating between dry flour and milk. Beat egg whites till stiff peaks form. Fold the egg whites into the cake batter. Pour into a 9" x 13" pan lined with parchment paper. Bake at 350ºF for 35 minutes and cool.
Step 2
Mix butter, sugar, and evaporated milk until smooth and creamy. Spread over cake and sprinkle with nuts and cranberries.