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Ultimate Strawberry Surprise Cake

 
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If you love strawberries and love cake you should try this cake. A nice yellow cake with strawberry filling, and cream cheese frosting. ENJOY!

Yield

16

servings

Prep

1

hrs

Cook

35

min

Ready

95

min

 

Ingredients

Cake
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt
1 cup butter
or margarine
2 cups sugar
4 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup buttermilk
Filling
1 cup sugar
12 strawberries
or more, large
*
Frosting
8 ounces cream cheese
softened
½ cup butter
4 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup milk

Directions

CAKE

Line bottoms of 3 – 8 inch pans with paper; grease and flour sides.

Mix flour, baking soda and salt set aside. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy.

Add egg yolks, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.

Stir in vanilla. Add flour mixture alternating with buttermilk, beating until well blended after each addition.

Beat egg whites in another large bowl with electric mixer on high speed until peaks form. gently stir into batter. Pour evenly into prepared pans.

Bake at 350*F for 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted into centers come out clean.

Immediately run spatula between cakes and sides of pans.

Cool 15 minutes; remove cakes from pans. Remove paper. Cool completely on wire racks.

STRAWBERRY FILLING

While the cake is baking, slice strawberries in a large bowl add sugar and put in refrigerator.

Keep refrigerated for at least an hour.

FROSTING

Mix cream cheese, butter, confectioners sugar, vanilla and milk together.

Let sit for 15 to 30 minutes.

After cake has cooled, frost bottom layer and add strawberries evenly.

Place second layer and repeat step 3 for second layer.

Place top layer and frost top and sides covering any trace of strawberries in the layers. Decorate top with strawberries if desired.

DRIZZLE FROSTING

Place top layer and frost top and sides covering any trace of strawberries in the layers.

Decorate top with strawberries if desired.

Let sit for 10 to 15 minutes.

After cake has cooled, frost bottom layer and add strawberries evenly.

Place second layer and repeat step 3 for second layer.

Place top layer and drizzle frosting making sure to have the frosting drizzle down sides.

Decorate top with strawberries if desired.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Comments

happyzhangbo
Toronto , Ontario, Canada
 over 5 years ago

This cake looks delicious, and the recipe sure sounds promising too. I made a very similar strawberry cake two months ago, and that was good. Will have to give this beauty a try once I have more strawberries stocked up. Thanks for sharing an excellent recipe with photo. Happy Baking :-)

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 155g (5.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 55139% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 37%
Saturated Fat 15g 74%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 116mg 39%
Sodium 274mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 27%
Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
Sugars g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 5% Iron 6%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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