Swirled Blackberry Lavender Sheet Cake

Dive into the deliciousness of our Swirled Blackberry Lavender Sheet Cake – a divine blend that’s sure to captivate your taste buds! 🍇💜


Blackberry Lavender Jam:

  • 6 cups fresh or frozen blackberries
  • ½ cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 ½ tablespoons dried lavender

Blackberry Cake:

  • 1 cup melted coconut oil
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 ½ cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

Vanilla White Chocolate Frosting:

  • 2 sticks (16 tablespoons) salted butter, room temperature
  • 1 ½ cups powdered sugar
  • 6 ounces white chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


For the Blackberry Lavender Jam:

  1. In a medium pot over high heat, mix blackberries, honey, lemon juice, and lavender. Bring to a boil, then mash the berries. Cook for 5-8 minutes until thickened. Cool to thicken further.

To Prepare the Cake:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a 9×13 inch baking dish with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together coconut oil, sour cream, eggs, sugar, and vanilla. Gradually mix in the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt, alternating with milk.
  3. Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Spoon ½ to ¾ cup of the jam over the batter, swirling gently with a knife.
  4. Bake for 30-35 minutes until the cake is set. Allow to cool completely.

For the Vanilla White Chocolate Frosting:

  1. Beat the butter and powdered sugar until fluffy. Blend in the melted white chocolate and vanilla extract.
  2. Spread a thin layer of jam over the cooled cake, then frost. Swirl additional jam into the frosting for a beautiful finish.

Prep Time: 30 minutes | Cooking Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 60 minutes | Servings: 12

About This Recipe :

A Story Behind the Swirls : Every recipe has a story, and our Swirled Blackberry Lavender Sheet Cake is no exception. Inspired by the vibrant hues of summer and the aromatic whispers of spring, this cake is a homage to the natural symphony of flavors and scents that grace our gardens. From the hand-picked, succulent blackberries to the calming notes of lavender, each ingredient has been chosen to bring a piece of nature’s bounty to your table. It’s more than just a cake; it’s a celebration of the seasons and the joy of baking.

Why You’ll Love It :

  • Fresh and Flavorful: Utilizing fresh berries and the distinct flavor of lavender, this cake offers a unique taste experience that’s both refreshing and indulgent.
  • Visually Stunning: With its vibrant purple swirls and elegant frosting, it’s a dessert that looks as good as it tastes.
  • Perfect for Any Occasion: Whether you’re hosting a summer picnic, a spring brunch, or just looking for a delightful treat to enjoy with your afternoon tea, this sheet cake fits the bill beautifully.

Baking Tips :

  • Lavender Balance: Lavender is lovely but potent. Ensure it’s finely ground and well measured to avoid overpowering your cake.
  • Jam Consistency: If your jam is too runny, additional cooking time may be required to achieve the perfect thickness for swirling.
  • Frosting Flair: For an extra touch of elegance, use a piping bag to add designs or dollops of frosting on top of your cake.

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