1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1/4 cup butter, softened
4 cups powdered sugar
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350°F.
Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 2 (8- or 9-inch) cake layers, blending dry pudding mix into batter before pouring into prepared pans. Cool cakes 10 min. Remove from pans to wire racks; cool completely. (Note: If tops of cake layers are domed in centers, use serrated knife to cut off domed tops to make even layers.)
Brush each cake layer with 1/4 cup elderflower syrup. Mix lemon curd with remaining elderflower syrup until blended.
Place 1 cake layer, bottom side up, on plate; spread with lemon curd mixture. Top with remaining cake layer.
Beat cream cheese and butter in large bowl with mixer until blended. Gradually add sugar, mixing well after each addition. Spread onto top and side of cake.
Refrigerate 2 hours.
Spoon 3/4 cup of the cream cheese frosting into resealable plastic bag before using remaining cream cheese mixture to frost cake as directed. Refrigerate filled bag along with the frosted cake for 1 hour. Cut small piece off one bottom corner of bag; use to pipe decorative dots around top of cake. Refrigerate cake additional 1 hour before serving.
For stronger lemon flavor, add 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice to cream cheese mixture before using to frost cake as directed.
Keeping it Safe
Keep frosted cake refrigerated.
Elderflower syrup is used to prepare this easy-to-make, yet impressive, cake. This non-alcoholic syrup can be purchased online. When preparing this recipe for adults, you can instead use French elderflower liqueur which contains alcohol.
Celebrate a special occasion with this crowd-pleasing dessert.
Decorate frosted cake with edible flowers just before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 73g
Dietary Fiber 0.6256g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.