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triple berry cake with lemon cream cheese frosting

Triple Berry Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Herbs and Flour
This moist and tender Triple Berry Cake is topped with a luscious Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting. It is easy to make and perfect for any summertime celebration!
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 slices
Calories 380 kcal


  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (optional)
  • 1 1/2 cups blueberries, raspberries, blackberries (1/2 cup each)

Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 250 g cream cheese (1 brick or about 8oz)
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 cups icing sugar (confectioners or powdered)
  • fresh berries, for garnish (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 350F and line a 8x8 pan with parchment paper.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, vanilla extract, and salt and mix thoroughly.
  • Add the baking powder, flour, lemon zest, lemon juice, and milk and blend to form a smooth batter. Remove the bowl from the stand mixer and stir in berries with a spatula.
  • Transfer batter into the cake pan. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 3 minutes, then transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.

For the Icing

  • In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, add the cream cheese and beat until smooth. Add the butter and beat to combine. Add the lemon juice and icing sugar and mix until everything is combined and smooth. If needed, add a little more lemon juice to reach desired consistency. Spread over cake using an offset spatula. Top with fresh berries if desired.


Calories: 380kcalCarbohydrates: 48gProtein: 4gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 85mgSodium: 269mgPotassium: 91mgFiber: 1gSugar: 35gVitamin A: 706IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 64mgIron: 1mg
Keyword birthday cake, blueberries, cake, cream cheese, cream cheese frosting, lemon, raspberries, strawberries
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