Raspberry Swirl Cake
    Servings Prep Time
    12-16people 20minutes
    Cook Time Passive Time
    50-60minutes 3hours
    Servings Prep Time
    12-16people 20minutes
    Cook Time Passive Time
    50-60minutes 3hours
    Ingredients
    Raspberry Sauce
    Cake
    Mascarpone Whipped Cream
    Instructions
    Raspberry Sauce
    1. Combine raspberries and sugar in a small sauce pan and heat on medium until berries have cooked down and mixture is bubbling, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes. Whisk together water and cornstarch. Add to berries, stirring until combined and mixture returns to a boil. Remove from heat and strain through a fine mesh sieve, pressing on solids to extract as much sauce as possible. Allow mixture to cool to room temperature. Yields approximately 3/4 cup.
    Cake
    1. Preheat oven to 350℉ and position rack in centre of oven. Prepare a 9″ x 2″ or 9″ x 3″ cake pan by spraying with non stick spray and lining bottom with parchment paper.
    2. In a small bowl stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Beat sugar and oil together using a stand mixer fitted with a whip attachment or an electric hand mixer. Add eggs, one at a time, whisking after each. Beat until light, about 1 minute. Add milk, vanilla and flour mixture. Whisk on medium/high until smooth, scraping bowl once, about 1 minute. With mixer running on low, slowly add water. Increase speed and mix until water is incorporated, scraping the bowl once.
    3. Pour half the batter into prepared pan and drizzle with 3 tbsp of raspberry sauce. Pour on remaining batter and repeat with another 3 tbsp of raspberry sauce. Using a small knife pushed to the bottom of the pan, make several figure 8’s in the batter to swirl the raspberry sauce. Do not swirl or stir in excess as it will muddle the batter. You will have some raspberry sauce remaining on the top of the cake.
    4. Bake in preheated oven for 45-50 minutes until a skewer inserted comes out clean. Remove to cooling rack and allow to cool completely prior to removing from pan. When cool, invert cake and remove parchment paper, turn back upright and top with mascarpone whipped cream. Serve with extra raspberry sauce and fresh raspberries.
    Mascarpone Whipped Cream
    1. Using a stand mixer fitted with a whip or electric hand held mixer, whip cream and powdered sugar until soft peaks form. Add mascarpone and vanilla and continue to whip on high until combined and stiff peaks form.
    Recipe Notes

    Be sure to use a 9″ x 2″ or 9″ x 3″ pan.

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