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Strawberry Occasional Cake is a delicious dessert that is perfect for special occasions, such as birthdays, anniversaries, or even a romantic dinner for two. This cake features fresh strawberries in both the cake batter and the frosting, making it a refreshing and fruity treat. The texture of the cake is light and fluffy, and the sweetness is perfectly balanced with the tartness of the strawberries.

This recipe is easy to follow, even for beginner bakers, and the result is a stunning and impressive cake that is sure to impress your guests. The cake can be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator until ready to serve, making it a convenient dessert option for busy hosts.

To make the cake, you will need basic baking ingredients such as flour, sugar, eggs, and butter, as well as fresh strawberries and we also added some fresh blueberries. The frosting is made with cream cheese, powdered sugar, and pureed strawberries for a creamy and tangy finish. The cake is garnished with fresh strawberries and whipped cream, adding a touch of elegance to the presentation.

Whether you are celebrating a special occasion or just craving a sweet treat, this Strawberry Occasional Cake is a wonderful choice. The combination of fresh strawberries and fluffy cake is irresistible, and it is sure to become a new favourite dessert recipe in your collection. So why not give it a try and impress your family and friends with this delicious and beautiful cake?

 

Strawberry Occasional Cake

Strawberry Cake

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Our Strawberry Occasional Cake Recipe will make your taste buds dance with joy. Made with fresh, juicy strawberries and a fluffy, buttery cake, this dessert is perfect for any occasion.
Servings 10

Equipment

  • 2 20cm Cake Tins
  • 1 Whisk
  • 2 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Icing Spatula
  • Measuring spoons
  • 1 Cake Tester or skewer
  • 1 Blender

Ingredients

Ingredients for Cake

  • 310 grams Plain Flour
  • 270 grams Caster Sugar
  • 220 grams Unsalted Butter
  • 320 ml Buttermilk
  • 3 tsp Baking Powder
  • 6 Large Eggs
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract

Ingredients for Frosting

  • 110 grams Unsalted Butter
  • 5 Strawberries for puree
  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 380 grams Icing Sugar
  • ½ tsp Vanilla Extract
  • Handful of Blueberries for toppings
  • Handful of Strawberries for toppings

Instructions

instruction to Make the Cake

  • Pre heat the oven to 180 ℃ / 160 ℃ fan assisted / Gas Mark 4
  • Lightly grease the cake tins with some of the butter
  • To make the sponge first, mix together in a mixing bowl the plain flour and baking powder.
  • Then cream the unsalted butter, vanilla extract and caster sugar, by whisking them in a bowl until they are a lighter coloured and fluffy.
  • Next add one egg at a time, whisking them completely in between.
  • Then add the pre-mixed plain flour and baking powder mixture plus the buttermilk into the mixing bowl. Whisk well until everything is combined.
  • Divide the cake batter evenly into the two cake tins.
  • Bake for around 30 minutes or until a skewer comes our of the cake clean.
  • Once cooked, place the sponges onto a wire rack to completely cool.

Instruction to Make the Frosting and Decorate

  • When the cake has cooled, you can start to make the frosting. First, place the 5 large strawberries and lemon juice into a blender to create the puree.
  • Then add the puree into a mixing bowl with the unsalted butter and Icing sugar and whisk to a consistency you wish to be able to spread onto the cake, if it needs to be thicker add a drop more icing sugar.
  • Using an icing spatula spread the frosting onto the top of one of the sponges, and then place the other sponge on top.
  • Continue to place the frosting onto the top of the second sponge and all around the sides of both sponges.
  • To finish decorate the top with strawberries and blueberries.
    Strawberry Cake

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