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    For the cake
  • 2 1/4 cups cake flour

  • 1/4 cup tbsp baking powder 
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter 
  • 2 cups C&H® Granulated Sugar Easy Baking Tub
  • 4 large egg whites 
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 1 tsp rose extract 
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

    For the rose soaking syrup
  • 1/4 cup water

  • 1/4 cup C&H® Granulated Sugar Easy Baking Tub
  • 2 tsp dried rose petals

    For the rose cardamom frosting
  • 1 cup unsalted butter 

  • 2 cups C&H® Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp rose extract 
  • 1 tsp cardamom 
  • 1 tbsp milk

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Prep Time: 25 minutes / Cook Time: 30 minutes / Yields: 12 slices
Rose Cake

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and prepare a 9” round cake pan with parchment paper. In a sieve sift flour, baking powder, and salt into a mixing bowl and set dry ingredients aside.

Step 2

In a mixing bowl with the paddle attachment, beat butter and Granulated Sugar Easy Baking Tub on medium speed until light and fluffy.

Step 3

In a large measuring cup, add the egg whites, milk and extracts.

Step 4

Turn the mixer to low speed and alternate adding the dry and wet ingredients. Use a spatula to scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl.

Step 5

Pour the batter into a 9” round spring-form cake pan. Bake the cake for 30 minutes. This may vary depending on the pan, you can set the time for 25 minutes and then add more time if needed.

Rose Soaking Syrup

Step 1

Add water, Granulated Sugar Easy Baking Tub, and dried roses into a small saucepan. Simmer on low heat for about 5 minutes until the sugar dissolves. Remove from the heat and let it cool to room temperature.

Step 2

Strain the dried rose petals through a sieve and into a bowl.

Step 3

Once the cake is done baking and has cooled, remove the sides of the spring form pan and slice the top of the cake off so it's flat. Then, using a wooden toothpick make 12 little holes in the cake by poking it.

Step 4

Using a pastry brush, brush the rose syrup over the cake. 

Rose Cardamom Frosting

Step 1

In an electric mixer, beat the butter until it's whipped

Step 2

Add in the sugar and continue to beat until whipped

Step 3

Scrape down the bowl's sides and add the rose extract and milk. Continue to beat for about 2-4 minutes until the frosting is super whipped.

Step 4

Spread an even layer of frosting over the cake and then sprinkle a few dried rose petals around the edges. Enjoy!

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Recipe by

Eden Passante


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