Mother's Day 2023: Make this special cake for mother on the occasion of Mother's Day, the taste will increase the fun of celebration
Certainly! Here's a recipe for a special cake that you can make for your mother on Mother's Day:
Chocolate Raspberry Layer Cake
For the cake:
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 cups granulated sugar
- 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup milk
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 2 large eggs
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 cup boiling water
For the filling and frosting:
- 1 1/2 cups fresh raspberries
- 2 cups heavy cream
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
For decoration (optional):
- Additional fresh raspberries
- Chocolate shavings
Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans.
In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
Add the milk, vegetable oil, eggs, and vanilla extract to the dry ingredients. Mix well until the batter is smooth.
Stir in the boiling water gradually, mixing until the batter is well combined. The batter will be thin, but that's normal.
Pour the batter evenly into the prepared cake pans. Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
Remove the cakes from the oven and let them cool in the pans for about 10 minutes. Then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
While the cakes are cooling, prepare the filling and frosting. In a bowl, mash the raspberries with a fork until they turn into a puree.
In a separate mixing bowl, whip the heavy cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract together until soft peaks form.
Once the cakes have cooled, spread a layer of raspberry puree on top of one cake layer. Then, spread a layer of whipped cream on top of the puree. Place the second cake layer on top.
Frost the entire cake with the remaining whipped cream. You can use a spatula to create decorative swirls or a smooth finish.
Optionally, decorate the cake with additional fresh raspberries and chocolate shavings.
Place the cake in the refrigerator for at least an hour before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.
Your homemade Chocolate Raspberry Layer Cake is now ready to be served to your mother on Mother's Day. The combination of rich chocolate, tangy raspberries, and creamy whipped cream is sure to make the celebration even more enjoyable. Enjoy!