White Chocolate Raspberry Cake
This "White Chocolate Raspberry Cake" recipe is a decadent white chocolate raspberry cake filled with sweet raspberry jam and topped with a smooth white chocolate cream cheese frosting. This delicious white chocolate raspberry cake is a beautiful way to celebrate any occasion.
This white chocolate raspberry cake recipe is simple. It's good to use quality ingredients and you will truly taste the difference. It is recommended to use a good quality baking chocolate for this cake, it makes all the difference in the world. Here are a few tips for melting chocolate. If you are going to use a microwave then use a glass bowl and make sure to lower your power settings by half. Then microwave in only 30 second increments, stirring between each interval. You want to make sure that no water gets in the bowl or on the spoon that you use to stir the chocolate as any water will cause the chocolate to seize up and then you will have to start all over. For the white chocolate cream cheese frosting recipe you will need a package of buttercream frosting mix, some softened cream cheese, some vanilla extract, some good quality white chocolate bar melted and confectioners sugar. You'll want to prepare the frosting mix according to the package. Then with an electric mixer, beat in the softened cream cheese on medium speed. Beat for 2-3 minutes until lump free and fluffy.
Chocolate is one of the most popular food types and flavors in the world, and a large number of foodstuffs involving chocolate have been created. Gifts of chocolate molded into different shapes have become traditional on certain holidays. Chocolate is also used in cold and hot beverages such as chocolate milk and hot chocolate. Chocolate is made from cocoa beans, the dried and partially fermented seeds of the cacao tree, a small evergreen tree native to the deep tropical region of the Americas. Much of the chocolate consumed today is in the form of sweet chocolate, which is a combination of cocoa solids, cocoa butter or other fat, and sugar. Milk chocolate is sweet chocolate that additionally contains milk powder or condensed milk. White chocolate contains cocoa butter, sugar, and milk, but no cocoa solids.
Raspberries are grown for the fresh fruit market and for commercial processing into individually quick frozen fruit, purées, juicees, or as dried fruit used in a variety of grocery products. Traditionally, raspberries were a midsummer crop, but with new technology, cultivars, and transportation, they can now be obtained yearround. Raspberries need ample sun and water for optimal development. As a cultivated plant in moist, temperate regions, it is easy to grow and has a tendency to spread unless pruned. Escaped raspberries frequently appear as garden weeds, spread by seeds found in bird droppings.
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