White Godiva Martini Cake

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By
@BellaBlue7972

This was originally made as cupcakes for a Cupcake Wars contest in the Hudson Valley but people were asking to make this into a cake so it evolved. Enjoy!

Rating:
★★★★☆ 40 votes
Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This cake is as good as it sounds - Delightful flavor and to-die-for icing!

Ingredients

RED VELVET CAKE

1 c
white sugar
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 c
unsalted butter, softened
4
eggs
3-5 oz
red food coloring, as desired
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
buttermilk
1 c
sour cream
2 1/2 c
flour
1/2 c
cocoa powder
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
baking powder

FILLING

2 pkg
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
2 c
confectioners sugar
1/2 stick
unsalted butter, softened
4 Tbsp
white godiva liquer
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 Tbsp
heavy cream

FROSTING

4 stick
unsalted butter, softened
6 c
confectioners sugar
2-4 Tbsp
heavy cream
6 Tbsp
white godiva liquer
2 tsp
vanilla extract

How to Make White Godiva Martini Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • 2Cream sugar and butter, beat until light and fluffy
  • 3Add eggs one at a time and mix well after each addition.
  • 4Add food coloring, sour cream, buttermilk and vanilla and mix well.
  • 5Sift together flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder and cocoa. Add flour mixture alittle at a time. DO NOT over mix, it will ruin the texture of the cake.
  • 6Pour batter into 3 (8-inch) round greased and floured pans. Bake for 20 - 30 minutes or until toothpick comes out alittle crumbly. Remove from heat and cool completely before frosting.

    NOTE: All ovens are different these time is approximate. Always a good idea to calibrate your ovens to make sure it is truly the temperature you want it to be.
  • 7For Filling:
  • 8Cream together the cream cheese and butter.
  • 9Add the confectioners sugar and vanilla extract until full incorporated.
  • 10Add White Godiva Liquer and heavy cream to the cream cheese mixture and whip until fluffy
  • 11For Frosting:
  • 12Cream butter (yes 4 sticks of butter) and vanilla together. Add the confectioners sugar until fully incorporated.

    Note: Buttercream is 2 sticks of butter to 3 cups of confectioners sugar. This is a double batch so that you are able to decorate your cake when you are done icing it.
  • 13Alternate adding White Godiva Liquer and heavy cream until desired icing consistency.

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About White Godiva Martini Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Collection: 2012 Member's Choice
Hashtags: #red, #white, #velvet, #alcohol