Almond Layer Cake with Blackberry Buttercream

Almond Layer Cake with Blackberry Buttercream
Almond Layer Cake with Blackberry Buttercream
  • prep: 25 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 50 min
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  • Summary

    This celebratory Almond Layer Cake with Blackberry Buttercream is an elegant combination of the perfect yellow cake with an unusual tangy berry frosting...don't be surprised if this easy layer cake becomes your most requested dessert.  

    Ingredients

    • For the cake
    • 3 cups all purpose flour
    • 1 Tbsp baking powder
    • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
    • 1-3/4 cup granulated sugar
    • 2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 4 large eggs
    • 2 tsp almond extract
    • 1-1/4 cup half-and-half, (or whole milk, or buttermilk)
    • For the blackberry buttercream
    • 3 sticks (1-1/2 cups) unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 5 cups powdered sugar, sifted
    • 4-6 Tbsp blackberry puree (see note below)
    • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
    • 2 Tbsp half-and-half, or milk
    • For the garnish
    • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
    • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
    • 1/2 cup fresh blackberries

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 16
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 668 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 33 g 50.22%
    • Saturated Fat: 19 g 97.26%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 84 mg 27.85%
    • Sodium: 180 mg 7.52%
    • Calcium: 62 mg 6.19%
    • Potassium: 90 mg 2.57%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 6.97%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 92 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.87%
    • Sugar: 69 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 1 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 19.4%
    • Vitamin C 1.88%
    • Vitamin D 0.1%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs5
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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