Celebrate with a Delicious Christening Cake

A christening is a special and meaningful occasion, and what better way to celebrate than with an exquisite dessert to share with friends and family? This recipe for a Christening Cake is sure to make the day even more special, adding the perfect sweet note to the proceedings.

Notes on the Recipe

This cake is a classic kind of treat, perfect for celebrating any kind of special event. With tender layers of vanilla sponge cake and a creamy white buttercream frosting spread between, this is a showstopper of a dessert. Plus, it’s fairly simple to construct, allowing you to demonstrate your prowess in the kitchen while still spending a reasonable amount of time in the kitchen.


  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 cups White Buttercream Frosting


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 8-inch round cake pans.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, vanilla extract, and sugar until light and fluffy. Incorporate the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, milk, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the butter-egg mixture, beating until just combined.
  4. Evenly distribute the batter into the prepared pans. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cakes comes out clean.
  5. Cool cakes in the pans on wire racks. When completely cooled, spread a layer of White Buttercream Frosting between each layer and over the top of the cake.


All that remains is for you to enjoy your delicious Christening Cake! With its tender layers and creamy white buttercream frosting, this cake is sure to delight everyone. Adorned with decorations and plumes of fluffy icing, it is a beautiful way to commemorate the special occasion.

Why not try experimenting with different flavors of sponge cake and buttercream frosting, too? You could even incorporate some traditional, cultural flavors like rosewater or cardamom for a truly unique twist on this classic cake. Whatever you decide, this delicious cake will surely make your christening celebrations all the more amazing.