Downeast Raspberry Cake

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Nice light cake topped with fresh raspberries. The glaze is a must! Note that the recipe calls for 3 tablespoons of heavy cream for the glaze, I added an extra couple of tablespoons or so in order to get the glaze to a loose enough consistancy to spread. This cake is also really great with Raspberry Sauce With a Twist by Culinary Explorer. The cookbook (MerryMeeting Merry Eating) recommends this for picnics as it travels well. I can't say for sure, the cake never made it out of the kitchen. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream together butter and sugar.
  2. Add egg and beat well.
  3. Combine dry ingredients together.
  4. Add the vanilla to the milk.
  5. Add the milk and vanilla mixture alternately with the dry ingredients to the creamed mixture.
  6. Mix until smooth.
  7. Pour batter into a greased and floured 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
  8. Sprinkle raspberries evenly over batter.
  9. Bake at 375 for 30 minutes.
  10. For the glaze, mix together the confectioner's sugar, melted butter and cream. Frost in the pan while still warm.


Most Helpful

Perfect cake! Light and tasty cake with the fresh berries is a perfect combination. I made it with the raspberries, but think I'm going to try with the large bounty of blueberries I have soon. Love it!

moviebeth May 17, 2011

Was looking for a different cake recipe to make for my mother's birthday and came across this recipe. It's moist and tasty. I loved the hint of cinnamon. Halved the recipe as there were only 5 of use and baked it about 20 minutes. Made this gluten free and also added 1 T ground flax seed. Served with vanilla ice cream. Thanks for posting this Kim. Made for Zaar Cookbooks Tag.

LARavenscroft November 03, 2009

This is so delicious - it is light and easy to make. I did add about 6 T. heavy cream to get the glaze to a spreading consistency; however, next time, I will wait until the cake has cooled before adding it. The warmth of the cake caused the glaze to sort of sink in the middle, and I had to keep respreading it. However, this did not keep it from being a 5-star cake.

JackieOhNo! September 16, 2008

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