With the warmer weather our bodies start to crave things that are 'light' and 'fruity' verses the comforting food that cold winter nights require. One of my favorite desserts is a 'white' cake. Yet, you can do so much with white cake! The possibilities are really endless. Here is yet another version that starts with a store bought cake, but is so fruity and pretty that no one will know unless you tell them.
Summer Wine Cake
1 package Duncan Hines white cake mix
1(3-oz.) package of blackberry, peach or strawberry gelatin
4 eggs, room temperature
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 cup blackberry, peach or strawberry wine
Blackberry (peach or strawberry) Wine Glaze
To Make Wine Glaze: Mix together 1 1/2 cup confectioners sugar and 1/2 cup blackberry wine.
1: Preheat oven to 325 degrees,
2: Grease and flour 10-inch bundt pan
3: In large bowl, stir together cake mix and dry gelatin.
4: Add eggs, oil, and wine and beat on low speed until blended.
5: Pour batter into prepared pan; bake in oven 40-45 minutes, remove from oven.
6: While cake is still in the pan and warm, pour half of the wine glaze over the cake, let stand for 10 minutes.
7: Remove cake from pan and allow to cool completely.
8: Pour remaining glaze over cake.
9: Garnish with fresh fruit (same used in cake), a dollop of whipped cream or creme fraiche, and a sprig of fresh mint.