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What Does Pink Champagne Cake Taste Like
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What Does Pink Champagne Cake Taste Like

Do you still keep asking yourself what does pink champagne cake tastes like? If you do, then it is best to know that it tastes like champagne. Also, keep in mind that it does have alcohol in it. For this reason, the cake retains about ten percent of the alcohol content. However, you can use champagne flavoring rather than real champagne if you do not prefer alcohol.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: What Does Pink Champagne Cake Taste Like
Author: cakedecorist.com

Equipment

Ingredients
  

For the Cake

For the Vanilla Buttercream

Instructions

Pink Champagne Cake

  • Before anything else, set your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Then, grease and flour three pieces of 6-inch round cake pans and line them with parchment paper.
  • After that, whisk off the flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium-sized bowl. Then, set it aside.
  • Afterward, attach your stand mixer with a paddle attachment. Then, beat the butter until it becomes smooth. After that, add the sugar. Then, beat the mixture for about 2 to 3 minutes on medium-high until it becomes fluffy and light.
  • Then, lessen the speed and add the egg whites gradually, mixing well after each addition. After that, add the vanilla extract.
  • Afterward, alternately add the flour mixture and champagne, starting and ending with the flour mixture. Then, three additions of flour and two champagne. Ensure to incorporate well after each addition.
  • After that, add a bit of Fuschia gel food coloring and mix to combine. But, you should never overmix.
  • Afterward, spread the batter evenly into the prepared round cake pans and smooth the top using a rubber spatula.
  • Then, bake it inside the oven for about 35 minutes or until it cooks thoroughly.
  • Finally, put the cakes on top of a wire rack. Then, let them cool for about 10 minutes.

For the Vanilla Buttercream

  • Using a stand mixer, whisk the egg white and sugar until combined well. After that, place the bowl over a saucepan with boiling water on the stove. Then, constantly whisk until combined for about 3 minutes.
  • Then, place the bowl to your stand mixer and whisk for about 5 to 10 minutes on medium-high. Do this until the meringue becomes stiff and no longer warm to the touch.
  • Lastly, attach the paddle attachment and gradually add the cubed butter until it is smooth. Likewise, add the vanilla and continue to whip until the mixture is smooth.

Cake Assembly

  • First of all, place one layer of cake on the cake board, top it with 2/3 cup of vanilla buttercream. After that, spread it evenly using an offset spatula. Then, repeat the process with the remaining layers. Likewise, make sure to crumb coat the whole cake and chill it for about 20 minutes.
  • Afterward, frost the cake and chill for another 20 minutes.
  • Then, add a small amount of Fuschia gel food coloring to the remaining frosting. Make sure to stir using a spatula.
  • After that, decorate your cake however you want. For example, you can make rosettes on top of the cake using the leftover frosting colored in Fuschia. You can also add sparkles and beads to the bottom of the cake.
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