How to Make a Summer Berry Layer Cake

Use up those yummy seasonal fruits with this summery berry layer cake recipe from Wilton. Simple, easy and perfect in it’s simplicity, it’s sure to be a winner on a warm weekend with a glass of lemonade or a good old cup of tea!

You Will Need
  • 400g Buttercream
  • 200g Icing Sugar 
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  • Raspberries
  • Fresh blueberries
  • Lemons
  • Fresh Redcurrants
  • Thyme
Craft Essentials How to Make

1. Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Divide evenly between prepared pans. Bake and cool. Using knife, level cakes to top of pans. Remove from pans.

2. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe instructions. Prepare decorating bag with tip 2A and buttercream icing. Place first cake layer on plate or tray. Pipe icing around edge of first cake layer; fill in. Using spatula, smooth icing. Repeat until cake is stacked. Do not ice top of cake.

3. Prepare Icing Sugar glaze following recipe instructions on packet. Pour over top of cake, allowing icing to drip down sides. Top with assorted fruits and herbs. Prepare decorating bag with coupler and remaining buttercream. Alternating between tips 32, 21 and 16, pipe stars on top of cake.

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