Four-Layer Cake with Buttercream
- ¾ cup seedless jam or marmalade (optional)
- 1 recipe Buttercream (your choice of flavor)
- 1 recipe Vanilla Butter Cake
- 3 Tbs. liqueur, such as brandy or Grand Marnier (optional)
Level the cakes, if necessary, and slice each cake into two layers making a total of four layers of cake. Place the bottom layer on a flat serving platter or a cake stand lined with strips of waxed paper to keep it clean while assembling the cake. Top the layer with a scant 1-1/2 cups buttercrea...