Strawberry cake from scratch

Terri Murray

By
@tmurray920

I thought this was the only cake that could be called birthday cake until I was about 6 yrs old! Easy and tasty. This is a densely textured cake. The timing for mixing the cake and frosting is essential. Real butter for the frosting is a must!


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Serves:

8-16

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

16 oz pkg
pre sweetened frozen strawberries (thawed drain and reserve juice)
2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1 1/4 c
sugar
1/2 c
shortening
3 large
eggs
1/2 c
sour cream
1 tsp
vanilla extract

FROSTING

3 Tbsp
flour
1/2 c
shortening
1/2 c
butter
1 1/2 c
powdered sugar
1/2 c
reserved berry juice
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 pinch
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For Cake: preheat oven to 350 degrees bake time 30-40 minutes.
Grease and flour 2 nine inch round cake pans or one 9x13 sheet cake pan.
2
Sift together flour, baking soda, sugar and salt. In lg mixing bowl add shortening, sour cream, eggs and vanilla. Beat on low speed 3 minutes then 3 minutes on medium speed, scrap bowl frequently.
3
Fold in drained berries. Pour into prepared pans. bake 30-40 min or until done. (springs back when touched in middle or toothpick comes out clean)
4
For frosting: Combine all ingredients in mixer bowl. Beat on medium - high speed 7-10 minutes or until desired consistency.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Hashtags: #strawberry, #scratch