Pink Champagne Layer Cake

Add this delicious champagne cake that’s made with Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® cake mix to your dessert table.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 15 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

Cake

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ white cake mix
1 1/4
cups champagne, room temperature
1/3
cup vegetable oil
3
egg whites
4
or 5 drops red food color

Champagne Frosting

1/2
cup butter, softened
4
cups powdered sugar
1/4
cup champagne, room temperature
1
teaspoon vanilla
4
or 5 drops red food color

Garnishes, if desired

Betty Crocker™ pink decorating sugar
Edible pink pearls and/or edible pink glitter
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Spray bottoms and sides of two 8- or 9-inch round cake pans with baking spray with flour.
  • 2 In large bowl, stir together cake mix and 1 1/4 cups champagne. Add oil, egg whites and food color; beat with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes. Pour into pans.
  • 3 Bake as directed on box for 8- or 9-inch rounds. Cool 10 minutes. Remove cakes from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 In medium bowl, beat frosting ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. On serving plate, place 1 cake layer, rounded side down. Frost top of cake layer. Top with second layer, rounded side up. Frost side and top of cake. Sprinkle with garnishes. Store loosely covered.

Expert Tips

Champagne is a sparkling wine, and while many expensive champagnes are available, this is one time you can use less expensive champagne.

Sprinkle garnishes on cake just before serving to maximize sparkle and keep them from absorbing moisture and melting into frosting.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
460
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
340mg
340%;
Total Carbohydrate
72g
72%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
54g
54%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 4 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.