Sour Cream Cake With Macerated Berries

Total Time
35mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

This is so elegant! I love this cake but what really makes it so wonderful are the macerated berries. Found this on Emerils.com.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cake:.
  2. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  3. Butter a 9" springform pan.
  4. Using an electric mixer, fitted with a paddle, cream the butter and 1 cup of sugar together.
  5. With the machine running add the egg yolks and beat until incorporated.
  6. Sift the flour, soda, baking powder and salt together.
  7. Add the sifted ingredients to the creamed butter in 3 parts, alternating with thirds of the sour cream.
  8. Beat until the batter is smooth.
  9. Add the vanilla.
  10. Fold in the beaten egg whites into the batter.
  11. Pour batter into the prepared pan and place in the oven.
  12. Bake for 25 minutes, or until the center comes out clean.
  13. Remove the cake from oven and cool on a wire rack.
  14. After the cake has cooled, use a knife to loosen the sides of springform pan.
  15. Remove the springform and slice.
  16. Prepare the berries:.
  17. In a mixing bowl, combine the remaining sugar with the berries.
  18. Using the back of a fork, lightly mash the berries.
  19. Add the Grand Marnier to taste.
  20. To serve, place a slice of cake in the center of each plate.
  21. Spoon some of the macerated berries over piece of cake.
  22. Garnish the slice with whipped cream, powdered sugar and mint sprigs.

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