Best Fruit-Flavored Cake Recipe (2024)

Fruit-Flavored Cakes: A delightful approach to incorporating the natural sweetness and freshness of fruits into your dessert is to make a fruit-flavored cake. This is a basic recipe for a cake with fruit flavoring. Although we’ll use berries in this example, you may modify the recipe to use any fruit of your choice.

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Created by the Romans as a kind of energy bar to help their warriors during combat, fruitcakes have been around for a very long time. Dried fruit, frequently pomegranate seeds, wine, honey, and barley were combined to make the Roman fruitcake.

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For the Cake:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 and 1/2 cups mixed berries (such as blueberries, raspberries, and sliced strawberries), fresh or frozen

For the Frosting (Optional):

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the Oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
    • Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans.
  2. Mix Dry Ingredients:
    • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  3. Cream Butter and Sugar:
    • In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, cream together the softened butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Add Eggs and Vanilla:
    • Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
    • Mix in the vanilla extract.
  5. Combine Wet and Dry Ingredients:
    • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the buttermilk. Begin and end with the dry ingredients.
    • Mix until just combined.
  6. Fold in Berries:
    • Gently fold the mixed berries into the batter.
  7. Bake:
    • Divide the batter evenly between the prepared cake pans.
    • Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Cool:
    • Allow the cakes to cool in the pans for about 10 minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  9. Optional Frosting:
    • In a separate bowl, whip the heavy cream until soft peaks form.
    • Add the powdered sugar and vanilla extract and continue to whip until stiff peaks form.
    • Frost the cooled cake with the whipped cream frosting.
  10. Serve:
    • Slice and serve your fruit-flavored cake.

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Feel free to customize the fruits used in the cake based on your preferences or what’s in season. You can also add a layer of fruit preserves between the cake layers for extra fruit flavor. Enjoy your delicious, fruit-flavored cake!