Berry Layer Cake Recipe #christmas #cake

sparkling blackberries, blueberries, and strawberries are stars of this blended berry layer cake. The cake is full of raspberry jam and iced with cream cheese frosting. 





Elements

Berry Cake:

  • 3 cups fresh blended berries
  • 2 1/2 cups all-cause flour
  • half teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • half of teaspoon great sea salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temp
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 3 huge eggs
  • half cup bitter cream
  • 1 half of teaspoon lemon juice

Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • four ouncescream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temp
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon exceptional sea salt
  • 2 teaspoon natural vanilla extract
  • different components:
  • 1/four cup raspberry jam, or jam of desire
  • sparkling blended berries, to garnish

Instructions

Berry Cake:

  • Preheat oven to 350 stages F. Butter 3 6-inch cake pans and line with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Puree 1/2 of combined berry aggregate. Set apart. 
  • In a big bowl, whisk collectively flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. in the bowl of a stand mixer geared up with paddle attachment (or the usage of an electric powered hand mixer), beat butter till easy. upload sugar and lemon zest and beat till light and fluffy. Scrape down bowl as needed to ensure thorough mixing.
  • With the mixer walking on low pace, add eggs one by one. add sour cream, blended berry puree, and lemon juice. mix till included. add flour mixture and blend on low speed till blended. Fold in last combined berries.
  • evenly distribute batter among prepared cake pans. stage batter and bake for 40-forty five mins till desserts are golden brown and toothpick inserted in middle of cake comes out easy. let cool in pan for eight minutes earlier than unmolding. Run offset spatula or butter knife along the perimeter of cake to help loosen. allow desserts to cool to room temperature on wire rack. 

Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • within the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment (or using an electric hand mixer), beat together cream cheese and butter till clean. Scrape down bowl as wished. upload powdered sugar, salt, and vanilla. mix on low pace until frosting is smooth.

Assembly:

  1. match a adorning bag (piping bag) with a small spherical tip. Fill the bag with approximately half of cup of frosting. Set aside.
  2. If essential, degree the tops of cooled desserts. place one cake layer on a cake stand or cake plate. spread a thin layer of cream cheese frosting over cake the usage of a small offset spatula. the use of the stuffed piping bag, pipe two concentric circles along the perimeter of the cake round. this will serve as a barrier.
  3. spread  tablespoons of raspberry jam to fill the frosting boundaries. area 2d cake layer on pinnacle. Repeat filling cake layer with frosting and jam. area the very last 1/3 cake layer on top. this deposit will not have jam.
  4. spread frosting across the cake to create a “crumb coat” layer to seal in any crumbs. kick back cake in the refrigerator for 15-20 minuets to set frosting. If desired, upload additional frosting to coat cake. preserve cake chilled till prepared to serve.
  5. enhance top of the cake with clean berries. permit chilled cake take a seat at room temperature for at least 20 minutes earlier than helping permit cake and frosting to melt.