Not only is this Mermaid Vanilla Cake dazzling to look at, but it tastes divine! Light and fluffy homemade Vanilla Cake is buttery, moist, and has a soft and light crumb – the best vanilla cake you have ever had! A fruity Blueberry Filling keeps this cake super moist and adds a burst of flavor and color. Topped with a silky, delightfully creamy Mermaid Buttercream Frosting, it’s classy it’s perfect for a special Under The Sea birthday girl - simply add sprinkles or a mermaid tail cake topper!
HOW DO I MAKE THE BEST HOMEMADE VANILLA CAKE?
IS PURE VANILLA EXTRACT BETTER THAN CLEAR VANILLA EXTRACT?
RECIPE TIPS & TRICKS:
WHAT IS THE EASIEST WAY TO LEVEL A CAKE?
HOW MUCH FROSTING SHOULD I USE BETWEEN CAKE LAYERS?
3 and 2/3 cups (433g) cake flour (I prefer to weigh, but you can also spoon & level)
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 and 1/2 cups (345g) unsalted butter (soften to room temperature)
2 cups (400g) granulated sugar
3 large eggs + 2 additional large egg whites (room temperature)
1-1/2 Tablespoon pure vanilla extract
1 and 1/2 cups (360ml) buttermilk (room temperature)
1 cup Blueberry Jam or Intense Blueberry Fruit Spread
VANILLA BUTTERCREAM FROSTING:
1 and 1/2 cups (345g) unsalted butter (softened to room temperature)
5 and 1/2 cups (650g) confectioners’ sugar
1/3 cup (80ml) heavy cream
1 Tablespoon pure vanilla extract
½ teaspoon almond extract (optional)
1/8 teaspoon salt
MERMAID GEL FOOD COLORS:
AmeriColor Gel Food Coloring in Aqua, Turquoise, Sky Blue, Electric Blue, Teal
HOW I MAKE THIS:
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