Delicious Raspberry Buttermilk Cake Recipe


Looking for a delightful and easy-to-make dessert? This raspberry buttermilk cake recipe is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. With a moist and tender crumb, bursts of tangy raspberries, and a hint of vanilla, this cake is perfect for any occasion. Whether you're hosting a dinner party or simply craving a homemade treat, this recipe is a must-try.


  • 1 cup (125 g) all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine salt (reduce slightly if using salted butter)
  • 1/4 cup (57 g) butter, salted or unsalted, at room temperature
  • 2/3 cup (133 g) white granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) buttermilk
  • 1 cup frozen raspberries

For Topping

  • 1 tablespoon white granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup flaked almonds (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C) and grease an 8-inch springform pan, lining the bottom with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Using an electric mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the vanilla extract and the egg, and mix until well combined.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients, alternating with the buttermilk, beginning and ending with the dry ingredients. Mix until just combined.
  6. Gently fold in the frozen raspberries, being careful not to overmix.
  7. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and smooth the top with a spatula.
  8. Sprinkle the tablespoon of sugar evenly over the top of the batter.
  9. If desired, sprinkle the flaked almonds over the sugar.
  10. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  11. Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.


Once the cake has cooled, it's ready to be enjoyed. The combination of the moist cake, juicy raspberries, and delicate almond topping creates a truly irresistible treat. Serve it as is or with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream for an extra special touch.

Whether you're a novice baker or an experienced pro, this raspberry buttermilk cake is sure to impress. Its simple ingredients and easy-to-follow instructions make it a go-to recipe for any occasion. So, gather your ingredients, preheat your oven, and get ready to indulge in a slice of this delectable cake.