Easy Easter Cake with Robin’s Egg Frosting

This simple Easter Cake is so comfortable and delicious with layers of fluffy vanilla-orange cake, blue Robin’s Egg buttercream frosting and sweet mini chocolate eggs on prime! It’s the proper spectacular, however nonetheless simple, Easter dessert!

Easter egg cake on a cake platter.

Moist & Fluffy Easter Cake

There are such a lot of causes to like Easter and, extra particularly, the brunch that comes with it. The entire greatest breakfast casseroles, fruit salads, and family-favorite recipes are positive to make an look!

However the latest motive to rely down the times till Easter morning is that this Easter Cake. Phrases can not describe how good this decadent dessert tastes. The sunshine orange cake and the scrumptious chocolate go hand in hand to create an ideal Easter dessert. I particularly love the Robin’s Egg speckled buttercream frosting. Everybody goes to need a slice!

So… if you wish to dig into this spectacular Easter Cake whereas the youngsters are nonetheless busy on their Easter egg hunt… I’m proper there with you! Who would even actually discover a small slice out of the again?

Slice of triple layer Easter cake on a plate.

What You’ll Want

Let’s discuss cake elements. You’ll clearly want greater than what’s listed right here (see recipe card beneath for the complete listing) however these are the elements which can be going to make your cake style divine!

  • Greek Yogurt or Bitter Cream – Whereas buttermilk provides apparent moisture to the cake, greek yogurt (or bitter cream) provides a silky, wealthy moisture that takes this cake to the subsequent stage.
  • Orange Extract – This offers the cake its fantastic taste, with out altering the consistency. Should you added orange juice, you would wish to regulate the recipe fairly a bit to compensate for the added liquid. Orange extract makes it easy.
  • Orange Zest – Orange zest helps convey out the orange taste in addition to depth on this pleasant cake.
  • Shredded Chocolate – For this, I used a vegetable peeler on a bar of Ghirardelli darkish chocolate. I first tried a zester/microplane however the items have been far too small. Using the shredded chocolate is to finish the buttercream’s robin’s egg impact.
  • Cadbury Mini Chocolate Eggs – These mini chocolate eggs have such superbly coloured pastel sweet shells that add to the picture-perfect high quality of this cake, to not point out the scrumptious chocolate middle itself.
Ingredients for Easter egg cake.

Find out how to Make an Easter Cake

The one factor higher than a chocolate-candy-covered cake is a chocolate-candy-covered layer cake. And it’s not even that rather more troublesome to bake and construct!

Make the Easter Cake layers

Grease the Cake Pans: Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray three Eight-inch cake pans with baking spray and put aside. (You too can use two 9-inch cake pans as an alternative.)

Combine Eggs & Sugar: In a big mixing bowl, whisk collectively the sugar and eggs till easy. Add within the butter and whisk for a minute or two till the butter is nicely built-in.

Eggs and sugar in a mixing bowl.

Mix with Buttermilk: Add within the buttermilk, greek yogurt and orange extract. Whisk till easy. Add within the orange zest and whisk till integrated.

Yogurt mixed with egg mixture.

Combine Dry Components Collectively: In a medium mixing bowl, whisk collectively the flour, baking powder and salt. Add the flour combination into the moist combination and fold collectively till there are not any flour clumps.


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