Old fashioned, made from scratch strawberry shortcake. A sweet and moist cake. Just check out my Homemade Strawberry Frosting. Rock on! I had a friend ask me for a strawberry cake but that is one flavor I didn’t already have a recipe for so I found this one on Pinterest. This recipe is absolutely amazing! This vibrant pink layer cake is pure strawberry-on-strawberry goodness, with fresh strawberries going into the cake batter and frosting. I want to use fresh strawberries for the frosting and was wondering about the quantities here, because in the recipe you link to (strawberry frosting with butter) I think the quantity is not enough for a whole cake like this start creaming room temp butter Thanks for sharing. I live in Florida and have access to strawberries for a few months at a time. Switch on the gas and cook the strawberries on a medium flame. – marnie. You can decorate with additional strawberries and cake crumbs. That said, you can actually use this exact recipe with the regular creaming method and it works well too. Imagine moist and buttery cake loaded with fresh strawberries; every bite is so sweet and decadent. This recipe dates back to the early 1900's and was made by my grandmother's sister Kate. So i went through all the extra trouble to make this cake with plain cream cheese icing and no one even knew it was supposed to be strawberry. This is a solid recipe. Do you think the whipped cream will go soggy if the cake is frozen before decorating? Then you’ll add some of the wet ingredients and turn the mixer up to medium high and beat for about a minute. The only thing I changed was using oil instead of butter, just as a personal preference. Cake baking is my specialty and this is one of my favorites. 4 sticks good cream butter I would think it’d be very close to 4 inches, I just can’t say for sure if it’s exactly that or a little more or less. It was a handwritten recipe I found in my mom's recipe book, but I assume she found it elsewhere. 3. And it also shrunk in the pan when I took it off oven and let it sit for a few minutes! Yours looks beautiful!!! In case you feel as inspired to make this light, fluffy and moist cake that embodies the spirit of summer, here is my homemade strawberry cake recipe. Not fluffy at all. Decorate this jelly roll with crystallized violets, if desired. While working with a new mixing method can seem a little intimidating at first, this method is super simple and is totally worth learning something new. Thanks for another great creation! Could you describe the final texture this cake should have? What do you think I could have done wrong? It’s sounds heavenly  Is it ok to do the same with this recipe? If you really want to substitute it though, you could try Greek yogurt. I have been following your blog for a while and I love your recipes they are absolutely A+ class. Yes, sorry about that. Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter, vanilla, powdered sugar, diced strawberries and … Do you happen to know the cook time? Hi! Also, having all of your ingredients at room temperature really helps produce a smooth and creamy batter. Did you add any additional coloring to the cake? It was my first time using the reverse creaming method but I followed the recipe carefully and the texture was just as described – a tight crumb, but tender and not heavy at all. 19. Andrea @ Cooking with Mamma C says. 18. Hi my cake came out really dense and heavy. 17. It sounds like something went a little wonky if you’ve got some funky bubbles in there. Sour cream really is going to give the best texture and amount moisture for this cake. That said, it has a tight crumb, so you don’t expect it to be a fluffy cake. Your strawberries MUST have great flavor in order for your cake to have any flavor. Layers of cake and ice cream, frosted with a purchased frozen whipped topping, are stored in the freezer until you are ready to garnish and slice. this cake was delicious, my family loved it and it made my day so happy. Thanks Suzy-q! Slowly add the … Do you know why this happened? I’ll be sure to try this cake before strawberries go out of season . I was a bit shocked to see they were only about an 1inch thick(found that this was correct by reading through the comments). Add about half of the chopped strawberries and press into the frosting. Thank you for doing what you do. You may also love our strawberry crumb bars! Thank you so much and I really liked the creaming method! To use fresh strawberries, I strongly recommend a regular buttercream, not cream cheese frosting. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. As I mentioned in the blog post, the strawberry flavor in this cake will only be as good as the strawberry flavor of your strawberries. In other strawberry cakes recipes I’ve used frozen strawberries, placed them in the food processor, puréed them and added them directly to the recipe without adding the water and boiling them. . Freeze dried strawberries work better for a cream cheese frosting because it doesn’t thin it out. The mixer should be on low speed and will eventually the mixture will start to resemble wet sand. I’m glad you enjoyed it. Shannon. You could make a regular strawberry buttercream with frozen strawberries. Can you freeze this cake after you put your icing on it? NOTE: I used a full pound of strawberries for the puree for the cake layers and additional strawberries for between the cake layers. This Homemade Strawberry Cake is full of sweet, fresh strawberry flavor! Add the puree to a medium sized saucepan and cook over medium heat. Is she diabetic? Notify me via e-mail if anyone answers my comment. 1. As far as dense-ness goes, I wouldn’t expect this cake to come out fluffy and light. In a large mixer bowl, beat the cream cheese and butter together until smooth. And yes, it’d completely mess up the consistency, especially with a cream cheese frosting. Scrape the sides of the bowl, then turn speed back up to medium high and mix until well combined, about 10-15 seconds. This recipe is from my Mom! My only suggestion to you would be to let us know if the cake layers are supposed to be thin. 2. I would like to make this cake, but don’t like cream cheese. Preheat the oven to 350F or 180 C. Grease and line an 8 inch square cake pan. To Make a Mini 2-Layer Cake (6 inches): Bake as directed, dividing the batter between two 6-inch cake pans like these. Food Coloring: If you want, you can add 1-2 small drops of pink or red food coloring for a lovely pink shade to the baked cake. (The rest of the puree is leftover but can be used in smoothies or on ice cream for a delicious treat.) The fresh strawberries really add to the taste. The friend the cake was for really enjoyed it as well. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Also- would you be able to color these icings? I have updated the instructions. It should not be gummy. I made this strawberry cake for my friend's surprise birthday party. Hey there. Wonderful! So it’s possible that that’s just what you’re experiencing. This may be a silly question, but would reducing more strawberries down to 3/4 cup make the strawberry flavor a little stronger? The moist, flavorful strawberry cake and the rich, creamy cream cheese and white chocolate frosting combine to create a decadent dessert. A light biscuit topped with delicious strawberries. Homemade Strawberry Cake is a simple recipe is filled with fresh juicy strawberries and can be served plain or with various toppings like whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.. I used a large closed star tip for the top – Ateco 847. So glad to hear you’ve enjoyed it! Cake is best when stored well covered and eaten within 3-4 days. As for being heavy, the reverse creaming method does produce a different textured cake than the traditional creaming method. I’m sorry you were disappointed. This post may contain affiliate links. 4. Beat in 1/4 cup of strawberry puree and the strawberry extract. Another alternative would be to lighten things up with strawberry whipped cream. By the way, I say this is simple, not fast, as it does take some time to make and stack all those crepes, but once you get rolling, it goes pretty quickly. Slowly add half of the powdered sugar and the vanilla extract and mix until smooth. Invert the final cake on top, so the base of the cake … Turned out yummy. Can I use frozen berries? You should have about 1 1/2 cups of puree. Scrape down the sides of the bowl. Cut each strawberry in half and place in a bowl. Homemade Strawberry Cake Recipe. Looking forward to your feedback! I would love this cake! For the strawberry flavor, I used freeze dried strawberries. Would you replace all the powdered sugar with splenda? HOMEMADE STRAWBERRY CAKE FROM SCRATCH. My aunt has her heart set on it lol. The strawberry reduction took longer than 20 minutes to come together. Wonderful white coffee cake is topped with fresh strawberry and crumb topping. I think that it ended up cooking on very low with near constant stirring for about an hour and a half. Most people won't think twice about serving basic cornbread when is on the table. And if you use frozen strawberries, you’ll want to thaw them and pat them dry first so that you’d aren’t adding additional water to the puree and further decreasing the strawberry flavor. I haven’t tried it, but I don’t think it would turn out the same. Some people may describe that as dense, so that could it. Hello, This type of strawberry cake recipe with all-natural strawberry flavoring (no gelatin) is quite rare and difficult to find. I prefer a lighter cake; this one has very little crumb. But I reduced a bit of sugar and changed from freeze dried strawberry to strawberry puree, the smell was irresistible!!! I would think doubling it would be ok, but I very much recommend baking it in at least two layers. To fix that – freeze dried strawberries to the rescue! I want to use this cake recipe for cupcakes. This recipe looks great. I’m always very skeptical of cakes made only with butter, and no oil, when you have to refrigerate them. Garnish with sliced fresh strawberries, if desired. Lightly grease and flour a 13 X 9 pan or (2) 8" round pans. I tend to hesitate with them because it’s hard to know when you buy them if they have a good flavor and you introduce the variable of additional water, which can keep you from getting as strong of a strawberry flavor. It’s full of fresh strawberry … Cold butter is hard so cakes made with butter when cold usually compromise the texture of the cake. I made it for a wedding shower and it was gone within an hour!!!! Turn the speed down to low and slowly add the remaining egg mixture in a slow stream until incorporated. Strawberry cupcakes with real fresh strawberry bits! If your cream cheese is too warm, the frosting is going to be too soft. I am looking for a great homemade strawberry cake. A delightful twist on traditional strawberry shortcake using a glazed doughnut. Definitely adding this to my recipe box – thanks for sharing it with us! Use the ingredient amounts only as a guide, as crepe sizes and filling amounts will vary. I’m so glad to hear you enjoy everything! It was a huge hit! The trick was NOT using puree as I do when making the frosting. Easy to prepare, yet an impressive dessert! I've never been able to find out exactly how long it will store, because it's usually gone in a few days! Does that helps? The cake itself is not very sweet, although the icing is. Can i put all the cake mix in that and after it baked slice the layers? 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