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Raspberry Lemon Layer Cake Recipe

Raspberry Lemon Layer Cake Recipe

Cooking is my best and biggest hobby – trying recipes with different flavor combinations like pound cake with lemon curd and raspberries. — Janice Baker, London, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 loaf (10-3/4 ounces) frozen pound cake, thawed
  • 1 jar (10 ounces) lemon curd
  • 2-1/2 cups fresh raspberries

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add confectioners' sugar and orange juice; beat until stiff peaks form. Using a long serrated knife, cut cake horizontally into three layers.
  • 2. Place bottom cake layer on a serving plate; spread with about 1/3 cup lemon curd. Top with 1 cup raspberries and 1/3 cup cream mixture; repeat layers. Replace cake top; spread with remaining lemon curd.
  • 3. Frost top and sides of cake with remaining cream mixture. Top with remaining raspberries; refrigerate until serving. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 605 calories, 33 g fat (20 g saturated fat), 190 mg cholesterol, 243 mg sodium, 71 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.