Vanilla Raspberry Cake

Now that Spring is kinda, sorta hither (you tin never live likewise certain amongst Toronto weather), it’s officially fourth dimension to convey out the brilliant together with fruity desserts! I lately shared a recipe for Homemade Raspberry Sauce together with Dreamy Raspberry Buttercream. Today, I’m sharing the perfect fruity together with flavourful dessert to brand amongst those 2 recipes. This cake has the perfect flavour combination for the jump together with summertime season, together with the gorgeous pink, white together with ruby-red colours instruct inward the perfect process for Mother’s Day!

As uncomplicated every bit this cake looks, at that topographic point are a few details I desire to instruct into. So first, let’s beak over the marbled cake layers. As you lot tin tell, my cake layers are pretty sparse together with that was my mistake, but I’ll instruct to a greater extent than into that inward a minute. 

The cake layers withdraw maintain the fluffiest texture together with a perfectly soft crumb. I used my go-to white cake recipe that I’ve used inward some of my previous cake recipes. First things first, creaming the butter together with saccharide — this is a really of import step. You desire to rhythm out the butter together with saccharide together until they’re really very creamy together with almost white inward colour. This volition give your cake it’s fluffy texture. Then we’re gonna add together half dozen egg whites. Not entirely does this allow the cake to piece of occupation along its white colour, it increases the lightness together with fluffiness of the texture!

Another gene this recipe uses is cake flour. The cake flours depression poly peptide gives the cake layers a fluffy, calorie-free together with airy texture. If you lot don’t withdraw maintain or can’t notice cake flour, don’t worry! You tin substitute amongst all role flour together with cornstarch, I’ll include the amounts inward the notes below the recipe.

For the side past times side step, you’ll necessitate to alternate betwixt adding the dry out ingredients together with the buttermilk. If you lot add together the buttermilk all at once, the batter volition dissever together with ruin the cake. If you lot add together all of the dry out ingredients all at once, the batter volition live likewise thick, which agency you’ll halt upwards over mixing, which ultimately leads to a tough cake. So start past times adding 1/3 of the dry out mixture, thus one-half of the buttermilk, some other 1/3 of the dry out mixture, remaining buttermilk, thus goal off amongst the remaining dry out ingredients.


  • 1 recipe of my Homemade Raspberry Sauce
  • Marbled Cake Layers:
  • 3 together with ¼ cups cake flour
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 together with ¼ loving cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 6 large egg whites, room temperature
  • 1 Tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 together with ¼ cups buttermilk, room temperature
  • Pink gel nutrient colouring
  • 1 recipe of my Dreamy Raspberry Buttercream Frosting
  • Vanilla Buttercream:
  • ½ loving cup Unsalted Butter, slightly softened
  • ½ loving cup Hi-ratio Shortening
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • 4 cups Powdered Sugar, sifted
  • ¼ loving cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1 together with ½ tsp Pure Vanilla Extract
  • ¼ tsp Pure Almond Extract


  1. Prepare i recipe of my Homemade Raspberry Sauce together with allow to chill completely, preferably overnight.
  2. For the Marbled Cake Layers:
  3. Preheat oven to 350° F (177°C). Prepare 3 8-inch circular cake pans amongst parchment rounds, together with grease the sides. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, sift cake flour, baking pulverization together with salt. Whisk to combine, laid aside.
  5. In the bowl of a stand upwards mixer fitted amongst a paddle attachment, rhythm out the butter together with saccharide on medium speed until pale together with fluffy, 4-6 minutes. Scrape downwardly the sides together with bottom of the bowl.
  6. Add egg whites i at a time, mixing afterwards each add-on until but combined. Add vanilla together with mix until combined.
  7. Alternately add together dry out ingredients inward thirds together with buttermilk inward 2 additions to the batter, kickoff together with ending amongst the dry out ingredients. Beat afterwards each add-on but until combined.
  8. Split the batter inward one-half together with tint one-half of it pink, piece of occupation out the residual white. Transfer both pinkish together with white batter to 2 large disposable piping bags. Pipe a dollop of white batter into each pan, thus pipage a dollop of pink. Repeat alternating betwixt white together with pinkish until you lot run out of batter. Then, using a toothpick or a butter knife, swirl the batter together.
  9. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out build clean together with cake springs dorsum when lightly touched.
  10. Remove cakes from oven together with allow to cool inward pans for virtually 10 minutes, thus plough onto cooling racks to cool completely earlier frosting.
  11. Meanwhile, laid upwards i recipe of my Dreamy Raspberry Buttercream Frosting.
  12. For the Vanilla Buttercream:
  13. In the bowl of a stand upwards mixer fitted amongst the paddle attachment, or inward a large bowl amongst a hand-held mixer, rhythm out the butter, shortening together with tabular array salt on medium-high speed until calorie-free together with fluffy (about 5-6 minutes).
  14. Turn the mixer to low, together with gradually add together the saccharide i loving cup at a time. Once incorporated, add together heavy cream, vanilla together with almond extract together with rhythm out until combined.
  15. Increase speed to medium-high together with whip until calorie-free together with fluffy, virtually 5-7 minutes.
  16. Assembly:
  17. Reserve virtually 1 - 1 together with ¼ loving cup of raspberry buttercream inward a piping handbag fitted amongst a large star tip. Set aside.
  18. Trim the browned tops off of each cake layer. Place i layer on a serving plate or cake board on a turntable. Spread virtually ½ loving cup of vanilla frosting on overstep using an offset spatula.
  19. Pipe a dam around the border of the cake together with attain total amongst ½ loving cup of raspberry sauce. You tin utilisation less if you lot prefer. Place the 2nd layer on overstep together with repeat. Place lastly layer overstep side down.
  20. Frost the entire cake inward a sparse layer of raspberry buttercream. Place cake inward fridge for thirty minutes to chill.
  21. Remove cake from fridge together with frost the entire cake amongst the residual of the raspberry buttercream.
  22. To brand the watercolour effect: utilisation an offset spatula to add together random smudges of vanilla buttercream all over the cake. Using a bench scraper, smoothen the sides together with overstep of the cake. Add to a greater extent than smudges if needed together with piece of occupation along smoothing.
  23. Using the piping handbag filled amongst raspberry frosting, pipage a fluffy shell border on overstep together with bottom of the cake (here's a bang-up tutorial on piping borders). Pour remaining raspberry sauce inward the middle of the cake. Decorate the bottom amongst fresh raspberries. Slice together with serve!

* Store cake inward an airtight cake container inward fridge for upwards to 3 days.

* If you lot don’t withdraw maintain cake flour, you lot tin substitute past times sifting together 2 together with ¾ loving cup + 2 Tbsp Tbsp of all role flour amongst half dozen Tbsp of cornstarch.

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