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Delicious Vanilla Cake For St. Patrick’s Day

Enjoy a Delicious Vanilla Cake For St. Patrick's Day. Moist, flavorful recipe to celebrate the holiday. Perfect dessert for your celebration!

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a Delicious Vanilla Cake

Are you ready to add a sweet touch to your St. Patrick’s Day celebration? Look no further than a scrumptious vanilla cake that will steal the show at any gathering.
This classic dessert, infused with the essence of vanilla, is the perfect way to indulge in the festivities while satisfying your sweet tooth.


Delicious Vanilla Cake For St. Patrick’s Day

Cooking method: Baking
Cuisine: Irish
Courses: Dessert
Difficulty: intermediate
Prep timeCook TimeRest TimeTotal Time
30 min 30 min 60 min 120 min
Servings: 10 person
Calories: 720kcal
Best season: spring

Originating from Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated annually on March 17th, commemorating the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick. It’s a day filled with parades, traditional Irish music, dancing, and of course, delicious food.
While green is the dominant color of the day, adding a touch of sweetness with a vanilla cake brings a delightful contrast to the festivities.

The history

of vanilla itself is fascinating. Originating from the pods of orchids, vanilla has a rich and aromatic flavor that has been cherished for centuries.
It was first cultivated by the Totonac people of Mexico, who believed it to be a divine gift. Later, vanilla made its way to Europe where it became a coveted ingredient in desserts and confections.

Delicious Vanilla Cake Recipe For St. Patrick's Day
Perfect dessert for your celebration.

Now, imagine combining the timeless flavor of vanilla with the joyous celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. The result? A mouthwatering vanilla cake that is sure to delight your taste buds and leave your guests craving for more.
Whether you’re hosting a festive gathering or simply indulging in a slice of cake at home, this delightful treat is bound to spread joy and happiness.

So, why not

add a touch of sweetness to your St. Patrick’s Day celebration with a delicious vanilla cake? Whether you’re Irish or simply Irish-at-heart, this classic dessert is the perfect way to elevate your festivities and create lasting memories with friends and family.
Let the aroma of vanilla fill the air as you savor each delectable bite, and cheers to a delightful St. Patrick’s Day!


For the Green Sponge

For the White Filling

For Decoration


  1. Green Sponge Cake

    Preheat your oven to 180°C (350°F). Grease and flour two 8-inch round cake pans.

  2. In a mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.

  3. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla extract.

  4. In a separate bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, and salt.

  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture, mixing until well combined.

  6. Add green food coloring until desired shade is achieved, mixing well.

  7. Divide the batter evenly between the prepared cake pans.

  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

  9. Remove cakes from oven and let them cool in the pans for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

  10. Filling

    In a mixing bowl, beat the softened butter until creamy.

  11. Gradually add powdered sugar, mixing until smooth.
    Stir in vanilla extract.

  12. Add milk, one tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency is reached for spreading.

  13. Assembly

    Once the cakes are completely cooled, place one layer on a serving plate.

  14. Spread a layer of white filling evenly over the top.
    Carefully place the second cake layer on top.

  15. Use the remaining white filling to cover the top and sides of the cake, creating a smooth finish.

  16. Roll out the green fondant on a clean surface dusted with powdered sugar to prevent sticking.

  17. Use the shamrock-shaped cookie cutter to cut out shamrock shapes from the green fondant.

  18. Decorate the top of the cake with the cake sprinkles and fondant shamrocks as desired.

    Enjoy, Good Appetite!

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