Blue Suede Shoes

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  • Author: Laura


This Blue Suede Shoes layered cake is sure to be the life of any party! Not only does this amazing blue cake taste terrific, but it’s also truly stunning to look at. Take it to baby showers, anniversaries, birthday parties or other events, and people will rave about it.



White Cake Ingredients

  • 3 9 inch round cake pans
  • 3 sheets of parchment paper
  • 1 10 inch round cake board
  • 1 C whole milk
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 2 C sugar
  • 3 C flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 5 large egg whites
  • 35 drops of Sky Blue gel food coloring

Vanilla frosting ingredients

  • 3 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 6 C powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • 56 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • Sky blue gel food coloring
  • 1 large piping bag with star tip
  • 1 disposable piping bag

Chocolate Ganache Ingredients

  • 1 C semi sweet chocolate chips
  • ½ C heavy whipping cream
  • 1 Disposable piping bag


Cake Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray all 3 cake pan with pam baking spray and set aside
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the milk and vanilla and set aside
  3. Using a standing mixer, beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy
  4. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour and baking powder
  5. Alternating between the milk and dry ingredients, gradually pour into the butter mixture. Mixing on low to medium speed until combined
  6. Using another large mixing bowl and a hand mixer, beat the eggs until stiff peaks form
  7. Fold into the cake batter
  8. Mix in the sky blue gel food coloring until combined
  9. Divide the batter evenly between the three cake pans
  10. Bake in the oven for 23-26 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean in the center
  11. Allow the cakes to cool completely before removing from cake pans
  12. Place the cakes onto a cutting board
  13. Using a cake slicer, remove the domes from the cakes
  14. Place one layer of cake onto the cake board

Frosting directions:

  1. Using a standing mixer, beat all ingredients together until stiff peaks form. About 5-7 minutes
  2. Scoop about 1 C of frosting onto the first layer and smooth out with a angled spatula
  3. Place the second layer of cake onto the first layer of frosting
  4. Scoop another cup of frosting onto the second layer of cake and smooth with evenly
  5. Place the remaining layer on top of the cake
  6. Scoop about 2 C of frosting onto the cake and frost the entire cake
  7. Mix in the sky blue gel food coloring into the remaining frosting
  8. Scoop about ½ C of the sky blue frosting into the piping bag
  9. Scoop remaining frosting into the large piping bag with star tip
  10. Pipe lines of the blue color onto the entire cake using the disposable piping bag
  11. smooth evenly so that the colors blend

Chocolate Ganache Directions

  1. Using a small pot, heat up the heavy whipping cream over medium to high heat until slightly simmering
  2. Pour the hot cream over the chocolate chips in a heatproof bowl
  3. Allow to sit for 1 minute before whisking until smooth
  4. Pour into a squeeze bottle
  5. Drizzle the chocolate ganache around the edge of the cake
  6. Using the large piping bag with a star tip, pipe dollops of frosting around the top of the cake
  7. Place into the fridge over night before cutting into slices and enjoying with a large glass of coffee or milk.


Makes 1 large 9inch 3 layered cake

  • Category: dessert
  • Cuisine: american