Grown-up Birthday Cake

Copy of Tasty Tuesday

This week’s “Tasty Tuesday” features a delicious birthday cake recipe – – that is TO DIE FOR! Only downside with this recipe… (and I’m not so sure it’s all that bad)… you won’t want to share it with the kids!

If you like your birthday cake (or any cake for that matter) to be incredibly moist and flavorful… then this is the recipe for you! I recommend picking a white wine that you enjoy… you don’t have use the one in the recipe. And, as you already know, if you need a nice white wine… take a peek at my Store. I can get your favorite wine & you can make an amazing cake & make an impact too.

So, without further ado… here’s the Grown-Up Birthday Cake recipe:

yellow cake

  • 2-1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • cups granulated sugar
  • eggs
  • teaspoon vanilla
  • cup white wine (ONEHOPE Sauvignon Blanc)
  • cup mild-flavored olive oil
  • ounces raspberry jam (or jam of your choice)
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Butter and lightly flour 2 nine-inch cake pans.
  3. Sift together flour, salt, and baking powder. Set aside.
  4. In a standing mixer, blend sugar and eggs on med-high for a minute. Slowly mix in vanilla, wine, and oil.
  5. Gently fold dry ingredients into cake batter until smooth.
  6. Pour batter into prepared pans and bake for 25-30 minutes until cake tester comes out clean. Cool on wire racks.
  7. Spread jam on one layer; then top with the other. Frost top layer with icing (recipe below).
bittersweet chocolate buttercream icing

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • cup confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 cup Dutch processed cocoa
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • teaspoon vanilla
  1. Blend butter and sugar. Fold in cocoa and gradually add milk until it starts to look like icing. Mix in vanilla.

Let me know your thoughts if you make this yummy goodness!

Cheers!
Sending you big (((hugs)))

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