Easy Berry Chantilly Cake with Grand Marnier Recipe

Do you want a yummy cake? What about a cake that features the secret kick of Grand Marnier? Experience a cake with a taste of liqueur to spice up your dessert. In other terms, why not try this Berry Chantilly cake with Grand Marnier?

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A kind of cake that is made of layers of delicate sponge cake, filled with yummy and delicious Chantilly cream and fully loaded with fresh berries!

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Just look at those yummy and tasty ingredients for this Berry Chantilly cake!

Berry Chantilly Cake with Grand Marnier ingredients

  • 1 white cake round, 9 inches, baked from mixed egg whites (Use egg whites in the mix to keep cake white)
  • 10-12 whole fresh raspberries
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, stemmed, halved
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1/2 cup fresh blackberries or blueberries
  • 3 oz. Grand Marnier
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • Mascarpone cream frosting (see recipe below)

Mascarpone cream frosting ingredients

  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • 8 ounces of mascarpone cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar, sifted

directions to make berry chantilly cake with grand marnier

Step 1

Combine Grand Marnier with orange juice. Whisk until blended.

Step 2

Place the berries in a shallow bowl or dish and cover with the Grand Marnier mixture. Marinate for 30 minutes.

Step 3

Using a serrated knife, cut the cake horizontally to create top and bottom layers.

Step 4

Drain the berries and portion them into the center of the first cake layer and spread.

Step 5

Drizzle with the remaining Grand Marnier mixture.

Step 6

Cover the bottom of the second cake layer with a thin layer of frosting.

Step 7

Combine halves like a sandwich. Coat the entire cake with a thin layer of frosting.

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Here you go, your Berry Chantilly cake with Grand Marnier!

Step 8

Top the cake with whole berries.

Directions to make mascarpone cream frosting

Step 1

With an electric mixer on medium speed, whisk heavy cream until stiff peaks form (be careful not to over-beat, or cream will be grainy).

Step 2

In another bowl, whisk together mascarpone and confectioner sugar until very smooth.

Step 3

Gently fold the whipped cream into mascarpone until completely incorporated. Use it immediately.

Yield: 1 cake

Berry Chantilly Cake with Grand Marnier Recipe

Who wouldn't want to try this berry Chantilly cake with Grand Marnier? Step up your cake recipe with a sweetened whipped cream that originated in small town of Chantilly, France. Then mix it up with a fine liqueur!

Prep Time 40 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

Berry Chantilly Cake with Grand Marnier Ingredients

  • 1 white cake round, 9 inches, baked from mixed (Use egg whites in the mix to keep cake white)
  • 10-12 whole fresh raspberries
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, stemmed, halved
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1/2 cup fresh blackberries or blueberries
  • 3 oz. Grand Marnier
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • Mascarpone cream frosting (see recipe below)

Mascarpone Cream Ingredients

  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • 8 ounces of mascarpone cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar, sifted

Instructions

Berry Chantilly Cake with Grand Marnier Directions:

  1. Combine Grand Marnier with orange juice. Whisk until blended.
  2. Place the berries in a shallow bowl or dish and cover with Grand Marnier mixture. Marinate for 30 minutes.
  3. Using a serrated knife, cut the cake horizontally to create a top and bottom.
  4. Drain the berries and portion them into the center of the first cake layer and spread.
  5. Drizzle with the remaining Grand Marnier mixture.
  6. Cover the bottom of the second cake layer with a thin layer of frosting.
  7. Combine halves like a sandwich. Coat the entire cake with a thin layer of frosting.
  8. Top the cake with whole berries.

Mascarpone Cream Frosting Instructions:

  1. With an electric mixer on medium speed, whisk heavy cream until stiff peaks form (be careful not to over-beat, or cream will be grainy).
  2. In another bowl, whisk together mascarpone and confectioner sugar until very smooth.
  3. Gently fold the whipped cream into mascarpone until completely incorporated. Use it immediately..

How was your experience making this Berry Chantilly cake with Grand Marnier? What did your family and friends think?

4 Comments

  1. This looks so amazing. I really want to try it. YUM.

  2. I’m a sucker for anything with berries, especially raspberries. This cake looks delicious!

  3. I’m thinking of making this as a grown-up cake option for my son’s upcoming 4yo birthday party–betcha the moms are gonna flip for this one!

  4. can’t wait to try this recipe this weekend… standby for the results of this little project…I’m not quite the baker.

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