Blackberry and Vanilla Cake

Blackberry and Vanilla Cake

Sweet Summertime can become even sweeter with this Blackberry and Vanilla cake. These two flavors come together to create a showstopper dessert, that will have your guests reaching for seconds. It’s so easy to make and looks stunning. Definitely a must-try!!

Blackberry and Vanilla Cake

Ingredients

  • 1 box french vanilla cake mix
  • 700 ml heavy whipping cream
  • 1 can condensed milk
  • 3 cups blackberry
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 box ladyfingers

Instructions

Cake

  • Mix the cake according to its baking instructions 
  • Pour the batter evenly into two 6-inch cake pans
  • Bake according to its baking instructions

Chantilly Filling

  • Slowly beat the heavy whipping cream until it begins to thicken. 
  • Add the condensed milk and vanilla extract. 
  • Continue to beat until the cream is very stiff and stands in firm peaks. 

Assemble and decorate the cake

  • Use a large serrated knife to level the cakes
  • Place 1 cake layer on your cake stand, spread the Chantilly filling evenly on top, followed by a layer of blackberries
  • Top with 2nd cake layer and spread the Chantilly filling evenly on top
  • Spread the Chantilly filling around the sides using an icing spatula, stick the ladyfingers all around the cake
  • Decorate the top with blackberries and a few mint leaves

Lemon Mousse

Lemon Mousse

When life gives you lemons, make a lemon mousse!!

We pretty much love anything with lemons, they tastefully enhance the flavor of almost everything! This make-ahead lemon mouse is light, soft, and simple to make, truly the ideal summer dessert.  With only three ingredients, this sweet citrus flavor dessert will wow all of your guests.   And can we talk about the lemon bowls!? How adorable are they!?

Lemon Mousse

Course Dessert

Ingredients

  • 1 can condensed milk
  • 2.5 oz heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, mix all the ingredients until well combined
  • Refrigerate, covered, for an hour or until completely chilled and thickened. It tastes even better if refrigerated overnight (don't forget to cover the mouse)

Lemon Bowls

  • Cut off the top half of the lemon
  • Carefully hollow out each lemon with a spoon
  • Make a slight shallow cut on the bottom to make them sit straight
  • Carefully fill up each bowl with the lemon mousse
  • Garnish with lemon zest and mint leaves