White cake that I can "dye" with berries.
I would like to make a cake for tomorrow that had red, white and blue layers inside, but I hate food coloring. Can I add a berry purée to the red and blue layers? Will a vanilla bean buttercream work with this? I can't seem to find exactly what I am looking for anywhere!
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in my experience and observations, berries added to white cake come out either grey-ish purple or puce in color. They aren't the same vibrant happy colors prior to baking. In fact, they can look downright frightening. The natural colors aren't heat-stable. You might have better results with beets.
I've always wanted to make this:
Perhaps you could leave out the dark chocolate or put white chocolate instead?