Coffee & Baileys Layer Cake


The perfect pairing of coffee and Baileys in this delicious layer cake. A vanilla buttermilk cake layered with chocolate ganache and a coffee Baileys swiss meringue buttercream.

Ingredients:

Cake:

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk room temperature

Ganache:

  • 4 oz good quality dark chocolate finely chopped
  • 4 oz heavy whipping cream

Coffee Baileys Buttercream:

  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter cubed, room temperature
  • 1 Tbsp instant espresso powder not granules
  • 2 Tbsp Baileys Irish Cream

Instructions:

Cake:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and flour three 6" cake rounds, line with parchment.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, and salt and set aside.
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