Oh Sweet Day!

Strawberry and Cream Cake

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I spent my Mother’s Day not doing what other moms do – be with my child, as my in-laws took Ethan. HOW COOL IS THAT!

So, I got a chance to come up with this cake to celebrate.

Ingredients (8-inch cake):

2 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 stick unsalted butter, softened
1 1/4 cups sugar
4 eggs, room temperature
1 1/2 cups double cream
1 1/2 cups chopped fresh strawberries
1/4 cup icing sugarfew fresh strawberries for garnish
 

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375F.

Sift together flour, baking powder and salt, set aside.

Cream butter until light and fluffy. Add 1 cup sugar and beat for another 3 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, and beat well. Fold in flour mixture.

Pour mixture into a greased 8-inch springform cake pan lined with parchment paper. Bake 45 minutes until top of cake bounces back when pressed. Cool cake in pan for 10 minutes. Release cake ring, let cake cool completely before halving the cake in 2 layers.

To prepare filling, whip double cream with the remaining 1/4 cup sugar until the mixture holds soft peaks. Place into the fridge to chill.

Line parchment paper along the inside of the cake ring. Place the bottom cake layer in. Scatter the strawberry pieces on, then top with cream mixture and smooth the top with a palette knife. Place the other cake on top. Dust heavily with icing sugar.

Carefully remove the cake ring. Peel off the parchment paper. Garnish with whole or halved strawberries.

33 Comments

  1. Thanks Fanny! I thought there was something special about a “cake ring”, but I’m all set with my springform pan. I’m going to try this today, wish me luck!

  2. Hi Fondue123, it’s the inner sides of the cake pan. It’s called cake ring because if you separate the springform pan. One part is the bottom, while the other is the sides of the pan, and it looks like a big ring. :)

  3. Hi, love the beautiful picture. Can you tell me, when you say “Line parchment paper along the inside of the cake ring”, what is a cake ring? Obviously I’m not a baker! Thanks!

  4. Thanks, Evelyn. Sorry for the confusion. I’ve just updated the recipe. One cup recipe for the cake, and another 1/4 cup for the whipped cream. Hope you will enjoy the recipe. :)

  5. Looks lovely, going to give it a try, wish me luck! One question, your recipe states sugar twice, is the second lot for anything?

    Thanks!

  6. Hi Jutta, one stick of butter equals to 1/2 cup / 113 grams / 4 ounces / 8 tablespoons. This cake is definitely not a chocolate cake. :)

  7. How much is a stick of butter in grams or ounces and it looks like a chocolate cake, but obviously it isnt

  8. Hi Jane, double cream is heavy cream. Or whipping cream is fine too. However, regular sugar or granulated sugar cannot be substituted with powdered sugar. Hope it thanks. :)

  9. Just wondering what double cream is…can you use powdered sugar instead of reg sugar..thanks so much..jane

  10. Cool! The cake looks so stunning. My mouthwatering already. Can't help it! haha…

  11. This cakes look so good I want to just dive into it.

  12. Oh boy, that looks good… I don't think any of my family would get any though. I might just eat the whole thing! Haha.

    The Ardent Epicure

  13. Beautiful! with that layer of cream and strawberries…yum!

  14. What a wonderfully delicious looking cake, yum!

  15. Mmmm….beautiful! I love all the thick cream and strawberries there to go with it. Thanks for sharing.

  16. Your cake looks so delicious. I'll have to make my own. ;-)

    Glad you had a relaxing Mother's Day.

    Paz

  17. It's great you have a bit of time for yourself on Mother's day. Your in-laws rock! This strawberry cream cake looks amazing! I just bought some fresh strawberries. Maybe I'll go buy some pound cake and a can of whip cream to make a poor man version of this gorgeous cake!

  18. Looks great. Thanks a lot for the recipe.

  19. This cake looks so amazing!!!

  20. Beautiful cake.

  21. What a fun day…to be able to do some baking. Your cake looks lovely and I like that it is 6 inches…just enough for two!

  22. What a wonderful cake, and sounds like a lovely day!

  23. makes a 6-inch cake, huh – great, just enough for me – very nice cake

  24. Beautiful cake! Strawberries and cream is the best.

  25. This is one gorgeous cake that I'm sure tasted as good as it looked! And those strawberries look so tempting! I wonder if I could use other fruit too?

  26. Sooooooooo beautiful!

  27. Oh this looks just lovely! Perfect for this time of the year.

  28. WOW, that is a beautiful cake! Looks delicious.

  29. Thanks for sharing this beautiful cake recipe ;)

  30. Refreshing and perfect summer (almost) dessert!

  31. wow….now that is one beautiful cake…..I would love to taste it!
    Must have been incredible!!!

  32. Beautiful recipe and picture!

  33. That sounds a very relaxing holiday! :-) Butter cake with strawberries and cream…a simple but very fresh, and flavourful cake.

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