The Perfect Wine To Pair With Cake

Move over cake and ice cream there’s a new dynamic duo in town!

Cake paired with the perfect glass of wine is a match made for late nights, romantic dinners, and indulging your senses. When chosen correctly, cake and wine bring out the best in each other which brings out the best in you. Check out nine of the most delicious wine and cake pairings that are definitely worth celebrating.

Yellow Birthday Cake with Chocolate Icing and Bordeaux

The combination of earthy aromas and berry flavors of Bordeaux contrast the intensely chocolate frosting and crumbly yellow cake

Lemon-Flavored Cake and Prosecco

Similar to lemon cake, Prosecco is light. The delicate flavors of orange and citrus plus the bubbles will intensify the tart lemon in the cake, making the wine and cake better.

Cheesecake and White Dessert Wine

The rich, creamy, and high fat content in cheesecake pairs perfectly with aromatic wines with fruity flavors; like a gewürztraminer.

White Cake with Vanilla Frosting and Riesling

Slightly sweet wines that are labeled "off-dry" bring out the best flavors in a vanilla cake.

Chocolate Devil's Food Cake and Red Blends

Domestic red blends that combine varieties like Cabernet, Grenache, and Syrah really elevate chocolate-covered cake slices.

Funfetti Cake and Sparkling Rosé

Funfetti cake has to have a wine that's fun and can neutralize a sugar-overloaded palate. The delicate strawberry flavors and effervescent bubbles in a sparkling rosé are the perfect match.

Red Velvet Cake and Pinot Noir

With it’s sweet berry flavors a glass of Pinot Noir does an excellent job accenting the chocolate undertones in red velvet cake.

Strawberry Shortcake And Sparkling Rosé

It’s no surprise that strawberry shortcake is another cake that pairs well with a sparkling rosé, since it really elevates the strawberry flavor.

Carrot Cake And Ice Cider

The comforting flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger in carrot cake with the richness of cream cheese icing are beautifully complimented with an ice cider. And though wine cider isn’t technically a wine (because it’s made from frozen apples), it deserves to make the list.

Learn more about Wine and Cake Pairings form Cosmopolitan and Fine Dining Lovers.

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