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Spumoni Layer Cake

veroniqueveronique sillitoe
servings:Makes 20 servings
prep time:
15 Minutes
cook time:
27-30 Minutes
total time:
1 Hour 42-45 Minutes
other time:
1 Hour

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (18.25 ounces each) yellow cake mix (no pudding added)
  • eggs
  • vegetable oil and
  • water to make mixes
  • 3/4 teaspoon No Color Almond Extract
  • Easy-Add No Color Almond Extract Add to shopping list No Color Almond Extract
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped maraschino cherries , patted dry with paper towel (optional)
  • Red-Red Icing Color
  • Easy-Add Red-Red Icing ColorAdd to shopping list Red-Red Icing Color
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped pistachios
  • Leaf Green Icing Color
  • Easy-Add Leaf Green Icing ColorAdd to shopping list Leaf Green Icing Color
  • Buttercream icing
Spumoni Layer Cake photo

directions

  • 1

    Step 1

  • 2

    Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 10 in. round pan with vegetable pan spray.

  • 3

    Step 2

  • 4

    Prepare cake mixes following package instructions: divide batter into thirds. Each third will become one layer (approximately 3 2/3 cups of batter). Pour 1/3 of the batter into prepared pan.

  • 5

    Step 3

  • 6

    Bake 27-30 minutes, or until cake tests done. Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove and cool completely on cooling grid.

  • 7

    Step 4

  • 8

    Wash and dry cooled pan; spray with vegetable pan spray. Stir almond extract, if desired, chopped cherries and red icing color into 1/3 of the batter; pour into prepared pan.

  • 9

    Step 5

  • 10

    Bake 27-30 minutes, or until cake tests done. Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove and cool completely on cooling grid.

  • 11

    Step 6

  • 12

    Wash and dry cooled pan; spray with vegetable pan spray. Stir pistachios and green icing color into remaining 1/3 of the batter; pour into prepared pan.

  • 13

    Step 7

  • 14

    Bake 27-30 minutes, or until cake tests done. Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove and cool completely on cooling grid.

  • 15

    Step 8

  • 16

    Stack layers on serving plate, spreading icing between layers. Spatula ice cake smooth; add tip 32 buttercream swirls.

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