Looking to impress your mom, aunts, and any other mom in your life that you will be celebrating this mothers day 2021?! We have a FUN sweet treat for you! While I can’t take credit for baking this sweet treat I can be a credible source to suggest this amazingly sweet, sure to please all, treat! This past Easter, my mom made this delicious dessert and it was a crowd pleaser– quite literally every aunt, who all happen to be baking enthusiasts, were asking my mom for this recipe in desperation to re create it ASAP- because it’s just that good! Which is why this makes for the perfect mothers day sweet treat to bring to your mothers day celebration- it’s a sweet treat that will far outdo any other sweets/ meals/ drinks prepared for the celebration! So, if food is the key to the heart rings particularly true for your family or loved one you are celebrating this mothers day then you do not want to miss this one! Grab you spatula and stock up on these ingredients the week of mothers day and get to baking!

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cup of unsalted butter
  • 2-3/4 cup of sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 1/2 tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tablespoon of lemon flavoring
  • 3 cups of cake powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 cup of ginger beer
  • 2 cups of raspberries
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup of ginger beer
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1/4 cup of lemon juice

Syrup

  • 1/2 cup of ginger beer, 1/2 cup of sugar, 1/4 lemon juice

Glaze

  • 1 1/2 cup of confectioners sugar, 2 tablespoons of lemon juice                                                                          

Directions:

Set oven to 325 and grease bundt pan

cream butter and sugar together until fluffy

adding eggs one at a time, beat well after adding.

add in vanilla and lemon and lemon zest

in a separate bowl, combine cake flour and add salt

then add the flour mixture alternating with the ginger beer, mixing well

add raspberries to bowl and pour mixture into pan, cook for about 70-80 minutes

while cake is baking, boil a sauce pan with ginger beer, lemon, and sugar. lower heat once boiled and let sit for 10 minutes

once cake is done baking, poke holes into cake and pour syrup over the entirety of warm cake and let it sit for fifteen minutes before moving cake to a cake rack.

while cake is cooling, prepare glaze by mixing confectioners sugar and lemon juice together in a bowl, pour glaze over cake.