Berry Triple Layer Cake Recipe

Last Updated on March 19, 2024 by ellen

If you’re looking for a delicious spring recipe, try this Berry Triple Layer Cake Recipe. This spring berry cake has moist layers of cake and sweet berries.

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If you're looking for a delicious spring recipe, try this Berry Triple Layer Cake Recipe. This spring berry cake has moist layers of cake and sweet berries.

Berry Triple Layer Cake Recipe

Who can resist the allure of a beautifully decadent berry cake? With layers of moist sponge, sumptuous cream, and a pop of nature’s freshest creations, the triple berry layer cake is a delightful addition to any celebration or an indulgent treat for an ordinary day.

Best Berries for the Luscious Layers

When it comes to a triple berry cake, it’s all about the vibrancy of the colors and the complexity of the flavors. Here are the berry stars for our cake:

Strawberries – The Sweethearts of Summer

Strawberries bring a touch of mellow sweetness and a burst of red color. When in season, their ripe flesh can be enjoyed in its raw form, adding a fresh and juicy layer to each bite. For your cake, slice them thinly for the perfect layering effect.

Blueberries – Pops of Intense Purple

Blueberries are nature’s candies, imparting a tangy yet sweet note to the blissful concoction. They’ll add a moist layer of deep purples that will contrast beautifully against the lighter layers of your cake.

If you're looking for a delicious spring recipe, try this Berry Triple Layer Cake Recipe. This spring berry cake has moist layers of cake and sweet berries.

Vanilla Sponge or Something More?

The foundation of your triple berry cake is the cake itself. Do you opt for store-bought convenience or the homemade touch?

If you’re not sure you can slice each layer evenly, ask the bakery department to do it for you.

Vanilla – The Classic Champion

The classic vanilla sponge is a perfect base for the luscious berries. If you’re pressed for time, pick up a quality vanilla cake mix from your store. For those who adore baking from scratch, a fragrant homemade vanilla cake will elevate the entire dessert.

When baking, ensure the sponge is moist but not overly wet. It needs to soak up the berry juices without crumbling.

The Frosting – Creamy and Dreamy

Just like the cake, the right frosting is key.

If you're looking for a delicious spring recipe, try this Berry Triple Layer Cake Recipe. This spring berry cake has moist layers of cake and sweet berries.

Whipped Cream – Light and Lovely

A whipped cream frosting is light and not overly sweet, letting the berries shine. It makes every bite a soft and silken experience. Be sure to chill the cream well and whip it to stiff peaks before use.

White Buttercream – The Perfect Palette

White buttercream can provide a sturdy layer to hold the fruit and is the go-to if you prefer your frosting on the sweeter side. Its mellow buttery flavor offers a clever contrast to the tart berries and sweet cake.

Storing the Indulgence

Once your masterpiece is complete, how do you keep it fresh?

Triple berry cakes can refrigerate well, but ensure it’s covered to avoid absorbing other odors. Take it out a bit before serving to temper the chill and make for a smoother slice.

assembling a layer cake

Tips for Frosting the Perfect Cake

Frosting is often referred to as the make-or-break element of a cake. So, here’s how to make sure it’s the former:

Cool Cakes Completely

Never frost a cake that hasn’t cooled completely. Warm cakes mean a literal meltdown of your frosting.

A Crumb Coat is No Crumby Decision

Before applying the final layer, a thin crumb coat of frosting helps seal stray crumbs, ensuring your cake looks polished.

Smooth Surfaces Equal Polished Presentations

Use a bench scraper or offset spatula dipped in hot water to smooth frosting, making sure to warm or switch out the tools often to avoid a sticky situation.

woman putting blueberries on a layer cake

Berry Arrangements for the Breathtaking Beauty

It’s in the details where you can really make your cake a stunner.

Layer By Layer

Arrange your berries layer by layer, slightly overlapping to create a harmonious tapestry of fruit along the tops of each cake tier.

The Crown

Create a crown on the top layer with a dense circle of berries. This not only looks beautiful but serves as a guide when slicing your cake.

blueberries on white frosting on a cake

Optional Additions

If you’re looking to add that extra something, here are a few delightful embellishments:

Edible Flowers –

Edible flowers aren’t just gorgeous but also add a touch of whimsy to your cake. A few lavender or pansy blooms can transform your cake into a work of art.

Mint Leaves 

Just as with berries, mint leaves offer a burst of color and freshness. They also add a delightful aroma, especially upon serving.

triple berry cake with strawberries

The Art of the Triple Berry Layer Cake

So, in the kitchen, baking is often considered an art. With this berry triple layer cake, you have the canvas, and the berries, the vibrant paint.

Remember, as with any art, there’s room for your personal touch. Play with the arrangement, mix up the berries, or even transform the entire look by choosing a themed color for an event. The important thing is to enjoy the process and the delightful anticipation before the first slice cuts through the layers of love you’ve baked into your creation.

Happy baking, and may each slice of your triple berry cake be a sweet, sweet moment of joy.

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Berry Triple Layer Cake Recipe

If you're looking for a delicious spring recipe, try this Berry Triple Layer Cake Recipe. This spring berry cake has moist layers of cake and sweet berries.

If you're looking for a delicious spring recipe, try this Berry Triple Layer Cake Recipe. This spring berry cake has moist layers of cake and sweet berries.

Prep Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • One 9" round vanilla cake (sponge, store bought, box made)
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 3 cups of frosting or whipped cream


  1. Carefully slice the finished and cooled cake into three equal layers.
  2. Frost each layer with whipped cream or white frosting
  3. Arrange the strawberries and blueberries on each layer.
  4. Assemble the cake.
  5. Frost the finished cake.
  6. Decorate the top.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 540Total Fat: 24gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 38mgSodium: 286mgCarbohydrates: 84gFiber: 2gSugar: 71gProtein: 3g

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