Raspberry Cream Cake

Preparation info

  • Makes one 9 inch 23 cm ) round cake, about

    12

    servings
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Modern Baker

The Modern Baker

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2008

  • About

The delicate raspberry flavor of this cake is hard to beat, except perhaps by the incredible hot-pink color of the buttercream. It’s a classic cake, based on a génoise, and requires a little time to prepare, but it’s worth it for a special occasion, especially for a real raspberry lover. Normally framboise (French for raspberry) refers to clear brandy or eau-de-vie distilled from fermented raspberries. It’s clear because it isn’t aged like “brown” brandies such as Cognac, which derive their