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Catholic Recipe: Danish Teacake


  • 1 package yellow cake mix (or homemade yellow cake)
  • 1 package currant-raspberry-flavor pudding mix
  • confectioners' (powdered) sugar
  • Details

  • Yield: 2 9-inch layers
  • Prep Time: 2 hours
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: n/a
  • Origin: Denmark

A simple yellow cake spruced up with currant-raspberry filling makes a wonderful cake to serve for afternoon tea.


Prepare cake batter; bake in 2 8-inch layer cake pans according to directions on package. Remove from pans; cool on wire cake racks. Prepare pudding mix according to directions on package; cool. Split each cooled cake layer crosswise with sharp longbladed knife. Put together with pudding mix to make a 4-layer cake, spreading filling between layers; sift confectioners' sugar generously through small strainer over top.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
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