If you love the sweet, creamy, and dreamy taste of cake, you’ll never forget the Blue Moon Cake! This delicious, moist cake is shrouded in heavenly layers of sweet, creamy glaze. Each bite will have you swooning with delight as you savor its flavor.
Though there are many variations of this cake available, the recipe we’ll share today is sure to leave an impression that you’ll never forget. The unique flavor comes from the creative combination of flavors used in the mix. The batter includes vanilla, blossom water, honey, and almond extract for a delicate hint of sweetness and aroma. To top it off, a heavenly glaze- a sweet, creamy frosting- covers the entire Blue Moon Cake.
Think of a vanilla-infused cloud, delicately laced with an almond flavor and then lightly sprinkled with a summer-like flavor. That’s what this cake tastes like! In addition to its delectable and unique flavors, the Blue Moon Cake has a special cultural significance as well. Developed in the Middle East, this cake has been a family favorite for generations.
Making this delicious Blue Moon Cake is sure to be a hit in the kitchen. Here’s what you’ll need:
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup honey
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons blossom water
1 cup whole milk
For the glaze –
2 cups butter
4 cups powdered sugar
4 tablespoons heavy cream
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour an 8-inch round or 9×13-inch baking pan.
In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and baking soda.
In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Beat in the honey, egg, almond extract, vanilla extract, and blossom water until incorporated.
Alternately add the dry ingredients and milk to the wet ingredients in the large bowl. When all the ingredients have been added, mix until the batter is smooth. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and spread evenly.
Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Let the cake cool completely before frosting.
For the glaze, melt together the butter, powdered sugar and heavy cream until smooth. Pour the glaze over the cake and spread evenly. Allow the glaze to set before serving.
Finally, enjoy a slice of the Blue Moon Cake and savor its heavenly taste. The combination of creamy, sweet and fragrant flavors provide a unique flavor experience that your taste buds will thank you for! Moreover, you will feel connected to the generations who have shared in the cultural traditions connected to this cake. Enjoy a piece of Blue Moon Cake in good company and create your own heavenly memories.