Sunday, January 27, 2013

Fresh Strawberry Cake

Strawberries were 99¢ a quart at the produce store:@) While looking for a recipe I happened upon this Strawberry Cake and as soon as I read the second review saying "my Mee-Maw used to make this", well, I knew I just had to give it a try! This is a nice cake and if you make the glaze as written make sure you keep a spoon handy to drizzle the puddle of glaze back over the individual slices.
I don't have 2-8" cake pans so I used a bundt pan, it makes a short bundt cake.
Half of the recipe would make a nice bread pan loaf cake.

Fresh Strawberry Cake-from
2 1/4 C cake flour, sifted-I used A/P
1/4 tsp salt
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 C butter, softened
1 1/2 C sugar-I used 1 1/4 C
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
3/4 C mashed strawberries-I put them through the food chopper

1/2 C crushed strawberry-I used the food chopper
1 C powdered sugar
2 Tblsp butter, melted
1/2 tsp vanilla
  1. Sift flour, salt and baking powder. 
  2. In large mixing bowl combine butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Beat for 3 minutes, scraping sides.
  3. Add dry to wet, alternating with adding the strawberries and mix for 2 minutes.
  4. Pour into 2 greased and floured 8" cake pans.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. The bundt pan took longer.
  6. Turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.
  7. For the glaze: Mix all ingredients but only add enough strawberries to make a pouring consistency. (I mixed the glaze in my 3 cup food chopper.)
  8. Drizzle over the cake.
Have a happy day:@)

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  1. Oh how I love strawberries. Sounds wonderful. Love how the icing has them too!

  2. I haven't seen strawberries in our market at any price. The cake looks delicious!


  3. Oh my! What a great recipe to consider making for Valentine's Day. Looks incredibly moist and delicious to me!

  4. Oh how delicious! Great potential for dinner on Valentine's Day. I like the little heart you crocheted, too.
    Hugs, Beth

  5. This looks/sounds great and thanks for always telling us what YOU "use" so I don't have to go out and buy cake flour!!

  6. Have not noticed strawberries in the markets yet, this sounds like a good cake to make when they are in season. Love the snowflake border. xo

  7. Looks like happiness on a plate to me! Ilove anything with strawberries, Lynn.

  8. This just says "moist"! Again - I love the simple ingredients.

  9. Oh my you make the most temping food girl.

  10. Oh what a treat! I love that you added the snowflakes - we could all use some summer flavor right now@!

  11. Beautiful! THis would be a perfect Valentines dessert.

  12. Oh, that's making me sooo hungry! It looks delicious and made from scratch, too. Thanks for the recipe.

  13. I love made from scratch cake recipes. Will be adding this to my recipe book.

  14. I am so craving something sweet right this minute so seeing that luscious slice of cake is making me drool. Hmmm, it does have fruit so does that make it OK?

  15. Hi Lynn,
    that looks so yummy, but strawberrier are here not on season. LOL. Thats a pretty picture with the snowflake framing.
    Best greetings, Johanna

  16. What a tasty looking cake. Don't you love when the strawberries are dirt cheap. I even use them in salads.

  17. Mmmmm....strawberry season is just around the corner. I know what I will be making!

  18. Lawdy!Lawdy!Mercy! I'll take a hugh slice with extra strawberry glaze(oink).WOWSER! This is not only beautiful it's got fresh delish STRAWBERRY'S,now who wouldn't fall in love with this...I'm pinning!!!!
    ~JO @ LoblollyLane

  19. This is really the wrong time of day to read a cake recipe...I'm hungry and I can almost smell it from here! Looks really good.

  20. This sounds so fresh and delicious! It makes me wish the spring/summer were here so I could get my hands on some fresh berries. Thanks for sharing at Jam Hands.


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