SPRING BERRY ANGEL FOOD CAKE

In honor of the start of spring, I decided to whip together a super easy recipe. You could make this recipe for your loved ones at random or bring it to a little get-together. People will be impressed but it’s SO easy and honestly pretty cheap to make. You only need a few ingredients and if you like baking then you honestly already have them! I have quite a bit of spring recipes up on my blog. If you want to check them out search “spring” or “easter”. My front page has 3 posts all dedicated to spring! You can head there as well, just click here.

Ingredients:

1 box of Angel Food Cake

1 and 1/4 cup Milk

1 pint Heavy Whipping Cream

1/4 cup Granulated Sugar

1 tbs Vanilla Extract

1 cup of different/ your favorite Berries!

First, you just need to add milk to the cake mix. The box says water BUT believe me using milk is much tastier. If you want the cake to have even more sweetness, add some vanilla extract.

The batter is not really like your average cake mix at all, it will rise significantly right when you start mixing it in.

Line your baking pans with parchment paper and PAM nonstick spray.

Split your batter evenly into two pans. The cake has a lot of air in it so you are going to want to pop those bubbles at the top. To do that, you just pick the pan up and tap it on the counter softly. The air should pop those bubbles.

Bake at 350 degrees F for 35 minutes.

Mine got a little more golden than I was anticipating but it’s still good!

You are going to want to pop out the cake and flip it over. On your cake stand, add the same parchment paper under the cake and place your first layer.

While the cake cools a little you can make your heavy whipping cream frosting. I have a whole recipe on it that you can check out here. In today/s recipe I made a really simple version of that recipe. Just whipping cream, granulated sugar, and vanilla extract.

You first, mix together the cream, sugar and vanilla extract. Then, beat the mixture with an electric mixer for a few minutes. It takes some time to get to the right consistency so be patient.

If you use a hand mixer like me, then it will also be loud, so pause your show or music, cause you most definitely won’t be hearing it.

Once your frosting is the right consistency, you’re going to need to make the frosting layer even. The middle of the cake dips in a little so just be conscious of that.

Then add a fruit layer. I chose strawberries but you can do whatever you like. It could be fresh fruit or a jam. I also have a strawberry filling recipe, check it out here.

Then add your second layer on top. I almost just left it just like this and you so could. Just throw some berries on top and yum!

I decided to do a thin “naked cake” layer of the frosting to add some pizazz.

Alrighty, so the secret with the berries is to just keep adding them. At first, I was like this is so ugly. Trust me, just keep adding them and spreading them around.

If you wanted the berries to have a sugar “crust” you could dip them in lemon juice or water and then dip them into sugar. I went for a more natural look but oooOoh that would be gorgeous too!



the perfect spring berry angel food cake


INGREDIENTS

Cake

  • 1 Box Angel Food Cake Mix

  • 1 and 1/4 cup Milk

Frosting

  • 1 pint Heavy Whipping Cream

  • 1/4 cup Granulated Sugar

  • 1 tbs Vanilla Extract

  • Berries

INSTRUCTIONS

Cake

  1. First, you just need to add milk to the cake mix. The box says water BUT believe me using milk is much tastier. If you want the cake to have even more sweetness, add some vanilla extract. The batter is not really like your average cake mix at all, it will rise significantly right when you start mixing it in.

  2. Line your baking pans with parchment paper and PAM nonstick spray.

  3. Split your batter evenly into two pans. The cake has a lot of air in it so you are going to want to pop those bubbles at the top. To do that, you just pick the pan up and tap it on the counter softly. The air should pop those bubbles.

  4. Bake at 350 degrees F for 35 minutes.

Frosting

  1. You first, mix together the cream, sugar and vanilla extract. Then, beat the mixture with an electric mixer for a few minutes. It takes some time to get to the right consistency so be patient.

Put it Together

  1. Once your frosting is the right consistency, you're going to need to make the frosting layer even. The middle of the cake dips in a little so just be conscious of that.

  2. Then add a fruit layer. I chose strawberries but you can do whatever you like. It could be fresh fruit or a jam.

  3. Then add your second layer on top. I almost just left it just like this and you so could. Just throw some berries on top and yum!

  4. I decided to do a thin "naked cake" layer of the frosting to add some pizazz.