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Strawberry Cake Recipe

Looking for an easy Strawberry Cake recipe? Learn how to make Strawberry Cake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by vmar

Makes 8 servings



Studded with whole berries this is a rustic cake that can be served right from the pan as an afternoon snack or a dessert for a casual dinner. It is also perfect for packing on a picnic. Blueberries also work really well in this recipe. From Martha Stewart.

Recipe Ingredients for Strawberry Cake

6 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup sugar
1 large egg
1/2 cup 2% milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 pound strawberries
2 tablespoons sugar

Recipe Directions for Strawberry Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Spray 10" pie plate with oil. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt into a medium bowl.

  2. Put butter and 1 cup sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Mix on med-high until pale and fluffy, about 3 min. Reduce speed to med-low; mix in egg, milk and vanilla. Reduce speed to low; gradually mix in flour mixture.

  3. Pour batter into oiled pie plate. Arrange strawberries on top of batter, cut sides down and as close together as possible. Sprinkle remaining 2 tablespoons sugar over berries.

  4. Bake cake for 10 min. Reduce oven temp to 325. Bake until cake is golden brown and firm to the touch, about 1 hour. Transfer to a wire rack and let cool in pie plate. To serve, cut into wedges. Cake can be stored at room temp, loosely covered, up to 2 days.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 142.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
308
Calories from Fat
89
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.9g
15%
Saturated Fat
5.9g
29%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
50mg
17%
Sodium
224mg
9%
Potassium
242mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
51.6g
17%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
31.8g
Protein
4.1g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 55%
Calcium 8% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D+
  Good points
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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