Strawberry Preserve Cake

Dianne Wells

By
@travellingirl

Wonderful tasting dessert made with pantry staples.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
cake flour
1 1/4 tsp
baking powder
3/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
soda
3/4 c
butter, softened
1 1/2 c
sugar
3/4 c
strawberry preserves
4
eggs
3/4 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
buttermilk
red food coloring paste
1 recipe strawberry cream cheese frosting

STRAWBERRY CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

1 pkg
(8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1 c
butter, softened
1/4 c
strawberry preserves
1 tsp
vanilla extract
4 c
confectioners sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 2 9" round pans with parchment paper and lightly coat with cooking spray.
Sift dry ingredients together and set aside
Beat butter and sugar 4 min until light and fluffy. Add preserves and then the eggs, 1 at a time. Beat well after each. Add vanilla and enough food coloring to desired color.
Add flour mixture alternately with buttermilk, ending with flour mixture.
Divide evenly into pans. Bake on middle rack of oven for 25-30 min. or done. Let cool completely on a wire rack.
Spread frosting between layers and on sides and top. Garnish with strawberries if desired.
2
For frosting: Beat cream cheese and butter together until creamy. Add preserves and vanilla. Beat well. Add confectioners sugar and beat until smooth.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes