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Honey Cake with Marshmallow Buttercream 4

Honey Cake with Marshmallow Buttercream

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 50 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 15 servings
Calories: 566kcal
Author: Kara Jane @ I Scream for Buttercream
A rich cake sweetened with honey and brown sugar with a honey glaze soaked in, then topped with marshmallow buttercream. Amazingly yummy.
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Ingredients

The Cake

  • 2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey

The Honey Glaze:

  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter

Marshmallow Buttercream

  • 1 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 large jar marshmallow cream
  • 3 cups powdered sugar can add an extra cup if needed to thicken
  • 1 tbsp milk optional
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

For the cake:

  • Preheat the over to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 13 x 9 inch pan.
  • Combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a mixing bowl. 
  • In another bowl, combine the oil, vanilla, eggs, milk, honey and sugars. Mix well.
  • Add half of the liquid mixture to the dry mixture and mix just until combined. Add in the second half and mix for about 30 seconds. 
  • Pour into greased and floured pan and bake at 350 for about 25 minutes. Start checking at 20. Be careful not to over-bake. Honey cakes can over-bake quickly and dry out.
  • Once baked, let it cool for approximately 10 - 15 minutes. Use a wooden skewer to poke holes into the cake. Pour the honey glaze over and spread it evenly over the cake. Let it soak in well. I let mine soak in for almost an hours. Then cover with marshmallow buttercream.

Honey Glaze:

  • Add butter, brown sugar and honey into a saucepan. Heat until melted. Cool slightly before pouring over cake.

Marshmallow Buttercream:

  • Mix the room temperature butter in a mixer. Add in the marshmallow cream and vanilla and mix well. Add in 3-4 cups of confectioners sugar depending on how thick you want your buttercream. Add in a tablespoon of milk if needed to thin the buttercream. 

Notes

This cake is best served at room temperature or slightly warm.
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Nutrition

Calories: 566kcal | Carbohydrates: 80g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 204mg | Potassium: 119mg | Sugar: 62g | Vitamin A: 555IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 1.4mg