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Chiffon with Dulce De Leche Whipped Cream and Blueberries

Layers of soft sour cream chiffon cake nestle between spread of stabilized whipped cream flavoured with rich ducle de leche and top with fresh blueberries. Vanilla buttercream would be a great substitute for whipped cream.
Adapted from Food and Wine

Dulce De Leche Whipped Cream
  • 3 disc 10-inch Sour cream chiffon cake (without cranberries)
  • 400 g Blueberries, rinsed and dried
  • 2 tbsp Apricot jam
  • 1/2 tbsp Water
  • White chocolate curls or mint leaves to garnish
  • 450 ml Heavy cream, chilled
  • 120 g Dulce de leche, chilled
  • 4 sheet Leaf gelatin
  1. Soak the gelatine sheets in cold water for 5 minutes to soften. Remove the gelatine from the water, squeeze it between fingers to remove any excess water. Melt the squeezed out gelatine in a microwave on high power about 10 seconds.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the heavy cream with the dulce de leche. Beat the cream until slightly thick, then slowly add in the dissolved gelatin and beat until the cream holds soft peaks.
  3. Place one cake layer, cut side up, on a round cardboard. Spread 1/3 of whipped cream over cake.Repeat procedure twice. Smooth the top of the cake with the flat edge of your spatula. Hold a decorating comb on the side of the cake and run around the cake to form ridges.
  4. Arrange the blueberries on the top. Heat the apricot jam and water in a microwave until melted. Strain the jam through a fine strainer to remove any fruit lumps. Gently brush on the blueberries. Garnish with white chocolate curls or mint leaves.


Barbara Bakes 11/5/11 06:22

What a beautiful cake! Love how you decorated it.

Lisa H. 11/5/11 06:24

wow! Beautiful and looks very inviting...
looking at the last photo makes me hungry.. feels like having a cuppa and imagine I am biting into that beautiful creamy soft cake... yum...

Srividhya Ravikumar 11/5/11 06:25

OMG.. Looks awesome... love it..

Lisa | Authentic Suburban Gourmet 11/5/11 06:31

What a stunning cake! You got me at Dulce De Leche!

Gina Stanley 11/5/11 06:53

Angie, thanks so much for pointing out my boo-boo, I would have never figured it out. You are such a sweetie. You have made yet another creation for me to dream about. I'm thinking this would be great for Father's Day. Hope you are having a great week.

OohLookBel 11/5/11 07:09

This cake is perfection on a plate! The blueberries and white chocolate curls look beautiful.

Anonymous 11/5/11 08:06

What an incredibly beautiful cake. The blueberries look so pretty on top.
:-) Mandy

Rosa's Yummy Yums 11/5/11 08:07

What a lovely ccake! So pristine and tempting.



Unknown 11/5/11 08:24

Yummy slice of cake...can imagine how delicious it would have been...:)

Mommy_loves_to_cook! 11/5/11 08:29

Hi...I love sweets and the only problem I am facing is my weight. That cake looks delicious =)

chefblogdigest 11/5/11 09:05

This cake looks yummy and good!

Priya Suresh 11/5/11 09:19

Gorgeous and pretty looking chiffon cake..

Viv 11/5/11 09:22

oh my....what an indulgence...sour cream chiffon!! and ive a soft spot for dule de leche too! this is the kinda cake that id like to master one day...too good!

kitchen flavours 11/5/11 09:28

Beautiful! And looks very yummy! Fresh blueberries! Envy! Envy!

Three-Cookies 11/5/11 09:43

This is awesome, dulce de leche in anything tastes good.

Pete 11/5/11 10:07

I am having my afternoon tea right now! Would love a bite of this lovely cake!

Unknown 11/5/11 10:19

What a truly stunning cake, i don't think you'd find anything better at a great bakery, this is really beautiful.
*kisses* HH

claudia lamascolo 11/5/11 10:20

I love the sound of this, the picture is amazing and so creative your so talented!

Helia Roberto 11/5/11 11:03

Your cake looks delicous!!!


alison 11/5/11 11:10

this looks fantastic!

Juanita 11/5/11 11:29

What beautiful presentation! I enjoy fresh berries on cakes to balance out the sweetness.

Belinda @zomppa 11/5/11 11:40

Oh boy. Save me a slice, please! So gorgeous, light - very spring.

Ana Rita Marreiros 11/5/11 12:22

It´s a lovelly cake and so well decorated...


Happy Flour 11/5/11 12:56

This is awesome delicious, drooling... :)

megi 11/5/11 13:00

What a beautiful and delicious looking cake! It would make the perfect dessert with tea or coffee after dinner.

Carolyn 11/5/11 13:05

So gorgeous, Angie. You really have a knack for presentation!

TasteHongKong 11/5/11 13:12

The cake as a whole or as slices both look inviting!

Faith 11/5/11 13:38

I love that cake's beautiful texture! And the pretty blueberries on top make it really perfect!

Finla 11/5/11 13:39

Wowo that is one fabulous looking delicious yummt beautiful cake :-)

Carol @ There's Always Thyme to Cook 11/5/11 14:24

What a gorgeous, delicious cake! and I love how the blueberries glisten!

Savoring Italy 11/5/11 14:29

Hi Angie-This cake is stunning! The sour cream chiffon must be delicious and all those pretty blueberries...I'm craving a slice now!:)

Unknown 11/5/11 15:11

Looks incredible Angie!!

Sense of Home Kitchen 11/5/11 15:17

Angie, this looks amazing! Those white chocolate curls on the blueberries have us all craving a piece.


Barbara 11/5/11 15:29

Of course you had me at the dulce de leche, Angie. And then to continue on to read the recipe...oh my! What a perfect cake!

Nuts about food 11/5/11 15:30

Beautiful! I have never even thought of dulce de leche whipped cream. Wow!

Elisabeth 11/5/11 15:51

Angie-Your gorgeous sour cream chiffon cake...combined with then stabilized Dulce de Leche whipped topping...the apricot jam, is such a unique and brilliant idea, topped with fresh blueberries, and white chocolate swirls?
Yes, I practically memorized the entire recipe and method!
A combination of the most genius ingredients that deserves raves of compliment galore!!!

RavieNomNoms 11/5/11 15:52

WOW Angie! That is so absolutely gorgeous! WOW WOW WOW. It almost looks too good to eat...almost ;-)

Kumi 11/5/11 16:33

What a lovely cake and great photos as usual. I can almost taste it!

Angela@RecipesFromMyMom 11/5/11 16:35

So pretty! I love blue & white in everything from my dishes to decorating, but didn't realize until just now how much I adore blue & white dessert.

Liz That Skinny Chick Can Bake 11/5/11 17:48

Wow, Angie! This is a stunning cake...and I know it tastes fabulous, too!

lisaiscooking 11/5/11 17:56

That's a beautiful cake! The dulce de leche whipped cream sounds amazing.

Food Glorious Food! 11/5/11 18:23

Baking to perfection! Great photography... It;s really inviting :)

Vimitha Durai 11/5/11 18:26

What a gorgeous looking cake... Looks so very yum...

Lyndas recipe box 11/5/11 18:28

This is a gorgeous cake- great job! I love the idea of Dulce de Leche frosting!

lena 11/5/11 18:50

angie, this is soooo beautiful, so well decorated!

ann low 11/5/11 19:09

WOW! this looks so classic and yummy..I want to bring my fork along.

Maria 11/5/11 20:09

That looks so heavenly Angie! I love the blueberries on top!

Nitha 11/5/11 20:45

Looks so delicious... I admire your patience..

Lora 11/5/11 21:23

Wow. Love the flavors. A slice of chiffon heaven!

chow and chatter 11/5/11 22:41

wonderful cake looks so professional

Namitha 11/5/11 22:54

Gorgeous !! Agree with looks so professional :-)

Priscilla - She's Cookin' 11/5/11 23:34

Gorgeous cake! You had me at Dulce de Leche, and with blueberries... a flavor bomb!

Victor 11/5/11 23:34

Three letters: OMG! This is so beautifully decorated. I love it!

SavoringTime in the Kitchen 11/5/11 23:52

This is such a beautiful cake. The recipe for the sour cream chiffon cake alone sounds wonderful but with the berries and dulce de leche whipped cream - even better!

Unknown 12/5/11 01:16

Wow, such luscious flavors in your cake, Dulche de Leche and heavy cream whipped together then sandwiched between a sour cream chiffon cake, topped with blueberries and white chocolate curls, plus it looks beautiful, great job;-)

La Bella Cooks 12/5/11 01:20

Not only is this cake gorgeous to look at, but I think you have tempted me with the dulce de leche!

Anne 12/5/11 02:11

Oh how gorgeous is this cake! Love anything with blueberries! : )

Jocie's Mom 12/5/11 03:57

Oh my lord that a truly awesome chiffon cake. What with the dulce de leche AND the whipped cream AND the blueberries...I need a drool napkin. Thank you SO much for sharing!

Lisa @ Tarte du Jour 12/5/11 04:37

Oh yum!! This looks so divine! I love blueberries and have a week spot for chiffon cake. Delicious!

j3ss kitch3n 12/5/11 04:44

beautiful and awesome cake!

Velva 12/5/11 04:56

Angie, the warm weather has arrived in Germany-that is a beautiful summer cake. As always, amazing. I love your recipes.


Roz | La Bella Vita Cucina 12/5/11 06:04

Angie, as I am scrolling through my favorite blogs, this post comes along and my husband looks over and says "oh man, does that look good! What kind of cake is it?" I've simply got to make this now that blueberries are in season here. Thanks! Goregous photos too!


Gorgeous cake. What striking flavors--must bake!

My Little Space 12/5/11 09:14

Angie, I am drooling here! I wonder what if we live nearby to each other! That going to be a terror. haha... Hope you're enjoying your day, dear.

pigpigscorner 12/5/11 12:57

Beautiful! Love the blueberries on top!

Joanne 12/5/11 13:24

Why hello there "most gorgeous cake I've ever seen before in my life"! I love the vanilla and dulce de leche mix! So good.

Sutapa 12/5/11 13:53

A gorgeous cake and with the blueberries on top this is just incredible!

marla 12/5/11 14:34

I am sold on this cake, it looks out of this world great!

fimere 12/5/11 15:43

je le trouve magnifique et bien tentant, bravo
bonne journée

sensiblecooking 12/5/11 17:13

I am going to a party on saturday and am in charge of dessert. This will be the perfect center of attraction. Gosh I think I will be taking bite out of the picture.

Ashlea Taylor 12/5/11 18:44

dulce de leche anything makes me happy and this cake looks amazing! Wish we could reach through screens... I would trade you some cheezy crash potatoes for a slice of that cake!

Unknown 12/5/11 18:58

gosh! stunning cake nom! nom!

Emily Malloy 12/5/11 19:55

This is incredibly gorgeous!

Biren @ Roti n Rice 12/5/11 20:04

Such a gorgeous cake! Great job decorating the cake!

sweetlife 12/5/11 21:04

goregous cake, love the presentaion and the flavors are amazing


Gloria Baker 12/5/11 21:19

This cake is really amazing I love blueberry and dulce de leche is really to die for!!! gloria

Lisa @ Tarte du Jour 13/5/11 22:29

I love this cake! Beautifully decorated and just plain gorgeous!!

Beth 13/5/11 23:21

What a spectacular dessert! It looks just incredible.

Magic of Spice 13/5/11 23:54

Oh goodness this is pretty! I am sure fantastic as well :)

Georgia | The Comfort of Cooking 14/5/11 02:01

Angie, this cake looks unbelievably yummy! Great job on it. I could definitely go for a slice or two right now! :)

Kristen 14/5/11 06:43

When I eat cake with frosting, I always save my favorite part for last, whether it's the cake or the frosting depends on the variety of each. However, in this case, I think I'd love it all. What a lovely cake!

grace 14/5/11 08:46

you know what would make this extraordinary dessert even better? a little lemon in the cake. fantastic. :)

Karen 14/5/11 09:41

This looks sooooo delicious, Angie! Too beautiful to eat. :-) I love how you combined dulce de leche and blueberries. Yum!!

Sherilyn 14/5/11 11:53

Oh my i have just discovered your blog and it is great! This cake looks superb and perfect for my husbands birthday that is this week and as for the recent post featuring cod and zuchinni salad - well that is on the menu for dinner this week sometime as well. Everything just looks delicious.

Joanne 14/5/11 12:30

This cake is just supremely gorgeous! Dulce de leche is one of my favorite flavors for baked goods!

Katerina 14/5/11 17:33

Dulce de Leche is something I haven't tried yet and this cake looks like the perfect sweet to start my efforts!

Cheah 14/5/11 18:19

It's just awesome and the blueberries look so fresh. Very matching combination!

Chris's Gourmet Fashion 14/5/11 18:20

WOW this cake looks just amazing - those blueberries on top beat any icing on the cake! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and joining - that was one big smile you put on my face :) I'm now following yours too.

art is in the kitchen 14/5/11 18:23

What a cake Angie! I always seem to see your creation for the fist time. The truth is I really never seen anything like your fabulous cakes before! Similar ones but not quite like yours. You better find a publisher fast because you have a great cookbook to share around the world! This blueberry cake is absolutely super!!!

Cooking Rookie 14/5/11 19:36

Wow, this is a work of art! So beautiful. I wish I had a slice (or several). I lied this a lot (on facebok and SU as well :-))

Claudia 15/5/11 03:43

I am riveted to anything that has dulce de leche in its title. But then you have the sour cream chiffon cake to add tang to creaminess and the berries and the white chocolate and I think I am in blog heaven.

[Reply] 15/5/11 03:52

Gorgeous! Stunning! And delicious, of course! :)

Anonymous 15/5/11 16:23

Oh my... This looks incredible!! I normally think of blueberries as being healthy and being with other fruits/jellies etc... But oh wow I really want blueberries and a warm caramel sauce after reading this!

Devaki 16/5/11 01:47

Your innovation and creativity knows no bounds Angie and CONGRATULATIONS on making the foodbuzz headline today! :)

chow! Devaki @ weavethousandflavors

PS - such a lovely decoration :)

maameemoomoo - a ½ food blog 16/5/11 08:28


This looks FAB! Great piping skill too!

woman 16/5/11 16:54

What a delicious and perfect cake! I am definitely going to try this. Thanks for sharing.

Sandra 16/5/11 23:09

This is so beautiful! Fantastic recipe and great photos..nicely done!
Thanks for sharing!

aipi 17/5/11 01:43

Breathtakingly beautiful !! You are an amzing baker Angie ~ Great work.
US Masala

Angela 17/5/11 03:29

Beautiful. I love the fresh blueberries. They have such a great flavor.

mr. pineapple man 17/5/11 06:07

look at those fresh blueberries!! yum yum!

theUngourmet 17/5/11 06:38

Such a wonderful way to use blueberries. Your cake looks amazing!

Xiaolu @ 6 Bittersweets 17/5/11 19:25

I love dulce de leche but find it a bit sweet sometimes so this whipped cream would be a perfect balance for me. Love the pairing with blueberries too!

Kate@Diethood 17/5/11 23:02

Um...where do I start?! It's beautiful.... amazing...delicious... I love everything about this cake! And the photos are just to die for.

Ilke 18/5/11 03:15

Looks delicious, I bet it took quite a bit of time! Probably worth it :)

OysterCulture 22/5/11 05:33

Love the dulce de leche take and it sounds just tremendous with the fresh berries and jam - yum!

TinaRBK 23/5/11 02:53

This is a wonderful flavor and texture combination. Chiffon cake is a favorite of mine. Awesome photography. You have several lovely posts that have such divine flavors. Look forward to more and thanks for sharing.

AK 23/5/11 15:41

beautiful cake! i am sure it tastes gr8! will try it out immediately!

Shri 24/5/11 03:20

Recipe and the pics are out of this world

Sharon 25/5/11 15:47

I can't stop drooling!! This looks amazing! I am having a birthday party this weekend for my hubby's aunt and this is going to be her cake!! Thanks for sharing!!

Anonymous 3/6/11 18:33

What a delicious and perfect cake! Good idea! Thanks for the recipe. I am really gonna try!

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