Strawberry Cake

Hello!!! The recipe for strawberry cake is very simple and the cake is very delicious. The filling I have used strawberry jam and strawberry crush which were homemade by me. For the recipe of strawberry crush and jam click on the link below. The jam and strawberry crush give an kick to the taste. The main hero of this simple strawberry cake is the filling. Baking this cake will make baking fun…So lets get baking…..

https://alawyerskitchen.wordpress.com/2018/04/09/strawberry-jam/

https://alawyerskitchen.wordpress.com/2018/03/09/strawberry-crush/

Ingredients:

For Sponge:

Milkmaid/Condensed Milk- 250 gms

Unsalted Butter- 75 gms

Baking Powder- 1 tsp

Baking Soda/Soda Bi Carb- 1/2 tsp

All Purpose Flour/Maida- 250 gms

Strawberry Essence- 1 tsp

Milk- As required

For icing:

Whipping cream – 250 gms

Strawberry Essence- 2 tsp

For Sugar Syrup:

Water – 1/2 cup

Sugar- 3 tbsp

For Filling:

Strawberry Jam – 4-5 tbsp

Strawberry Crush – 4-5 tbsp

Choco Chips – 3-4 tbsp

Fresh Strawberry (chopped) – 4-5 strawberries

Method:

For Sponge:

1) In a mixing bowl take the milkmaid and butter and beat well. The butter should be at room temperature.

2) Now add the baking powder and baking soda and mix well. Cover the bowl and leave aside for five minutes.

3) In another bowl sieve the all purpose flour.

4) Add this flour gradually in the milkmaid mixture and keep mixing till there are no lumps. If the mixture feels stiff add milk gradually. The batter should be of pouring consistency and there should be no lumps.

5) Add the strawberry essence and mix well.

6) Take the baking tin and rub some oil in the tin. Now dust the tin using the all purpose flour.

7) Pour the batter in the tin. Take care that the batter should not be more than half of the height of the tin. The batter should be half of the tin or less then half only then it will have space to rise properly.

8) Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degree Celsius for 25 mins. Once done check by inserting pin/toothpick in the center if it comes out clean then the sponge is ready.

For Icing:

1) In a deep vessel add the whipping cream. Remember the whipping cream should be chilled. You can use any brand whipping cream.

2) Start whipping the cream using electric beater. Initially start with speed 1 then go to maximum speed. Beat the cream till it form hard peaks. The entire time the cream is whipped it should be chilled. If it is summer season place the vessel in which you are whipping the cream in a wider vessel containing ice cubes and maintain the chilled temperature of the cream.

3) Once whipped the cream will double in volume.

4) In the whipped cream add strawberry essence. Do not mix the whipped cream vigorously as it will become loose. Mix gently by using a spatula.

For Filling:

1) Cut the cake horizontally in two halves.

2) Soak the layer using sugar water (mix sugar in water and boil for 2 mins cool it and use).

3) Add the whipped cream on one half and sprinkle the chopped strawberry pieces, strawberry jam (by bits), choco chips and finally spread the strawberry crush. Now sandwich the filling by adding some more whipped cream on top and place the other half of the cake on top. Repeat the same in next layer. Finally cover the entire sponge from the outer side completely with cream using palette knife and keep in fridge for 15 mins.

3) Decorate as desired and leave the cake in the fridge for at least an hour for setting. Serve chilled.

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20 responses to “Strawberry Cake”

  1. Wow! That looks delicious! So yummy. I swear my stomach just rumbled. 😀 I love the detailed artwork you have done with the icing!!! Found your blog through the #MyFriendAlexa linky list. 🙂

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    1. Thanks a lot…😃😃

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      1. You’re very welcome 😊

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  2. My mouth is watering! I am going to try this out soon. Also, your icing skills are amazing 🙂

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    1. Thank u so much…

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  3. i am definitely going to try this recipe very soon..my son loves strawberries..it looks super yumm..thanks for sharing the recipe in detail 🙂

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    1. Your welcome…do leave your feedback once done…

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  4. Wow so lovely n tempting…👌👌👍😋😋😋

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  5. Makes me want to try it out! Will share my experience when I do.. 🙂

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    1. Thank u…do try it out…😃😃

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    2. I like the idea of using Milk made.Strawberrry is my daughters favourite but she somehow doesnt like jam.So will do.with strawberry crush.

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      1. You can avoid jam in filling and use fresh strawberries instead..or strawberry jelly also if she likes it..

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  6. Wow, I love strawberries. While reading this my mouth was literally watering. I am going to bookmark this page and very soon going to try it out. #MyFriendAlexa #ShubhraReads

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    1. Hi thanks a lot…do try the recipe and give your feedback

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  7. Awesome cake…I am on a baking spree – will surely try this out!! 🙂

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    1. Thanks a lot..do let me know your feedback

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  8. Wow Cakes, breads and muffins. I can die for them. So Tempting and Delicious it looks.

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    1. Thanks a lot..🙂🙂

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