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Strawberry Cake Recipe

Strawberry Cake

Sreeja
Easy Strawberry Cake tastes and looks like a bakery cake, but is easier than from-scratch! It’s full of strawberries in the cake.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 415 kcal

Equipment

  • Oven
  • Bowl
  • Hand mixer with beaters
  • Cutting board
  • Knife
  • Baking pan
  • Whisk
  • Rubber spatula

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup sifted cake flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 egg
  • 1 tsp strawberry essence
  • 1/2 cup whole milk at room temperature
  • 1-2 drops red or pink food color optional

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 200°C/390°F (180°C).
  • Grease and line a 23 cm / 9" cake pan with baking paper/parchment paper. (Any type of cake pan is fine)
  • Sift cake flour into a medium mixing bowl. Add baking powder and salt and whisk 20 seconds, set aside.
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  • Add strawberry essence, egg yolks, butter and food colour in a flour mixture, then whisk well until lump free.
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  • Puree strawberry with milk and blend in flour mixture well.
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  • In the bowl of an electric stand mixer whisk egg white with sugar little by little until pale and fluffy.
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  • Add 1/3 of the egg white mixture at a time in flour mixture.
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  • Bake 30 minutes or until skewer inserted into centre comes out clean. (Note) If you need to cook longer, cover with foil if it starts getting too golden.
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  • Cool in pan about 5 minutes, run knife around edges of cake to ensure they are loosened then invert onto wire racks to cool completely.
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  • Once cool frost with Strawberry Cream Cheese Whipped Cream. Store cake in an airtight container in refrigerator.
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