Strawberry Surprise Cake

Junia Sonier

By
@Juniabug63

If you love strawberries and love cake you should try this cake. A nice yellow cake with strawberry filling, and cream cheese frosting. ENJOY!


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Serves:
6
Prep:
1 Hr 15 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

CAKE

2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
butter or margarine
2 c
sugar
4
eggs, separated
1 tsp
vanilla
1 c
buttermilk

FILLING

1 c
sugar
12
or more large strawberries

FROSTING

8 oz
cream cheese, cold
1/2 c
butter, softened
4 c
confectioners' sugar
1 tsp
vanilla
3 Tbsp
milk

DRIZZLE FROSTING

8 oz
cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
butter, softened
4 c
confectioners' sugar
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 c
milk

Step-By-Step

1CAKE

Line bottoms of 3 - 8 inch pans with paper; grease and flour sides.

2Mix flour, baking soda and salt set aside. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Add flour mixture alternating with buttermilk, beating until well blended after each addition.

3Beat egg whites in another large bowl with electric mixer on high speed until peaks form. gently stir into batter. Pour evenly into prepared pans.

4Bake at 350*F for 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted into centers come out clean. Immediately run spatula between cakes and sides of pans. Cool 15 minutes; remove cakes from pans. Remove paper. Cool completely on wire racks.

5STRAWBERRY FILLING

While the cake is baking, slice strawberries in a large bowl add sugar and put in refridgerater. Keep refrigerated for at least an hour.

6FROSTING

Mix cream cheese, butter, confectioners sugar, vanilla and milk together.

7Let sit for 15-30 minutes.

8After cake has cooled, frost bottom layer and add strawberries evenly.

9Place second layer and repeat step 8 for second layer.

10Place top layer and frost top and sides covering any trace of strawberries in the layers. Decorate top with strawberries if desired.

11DRIZZLE FROSTING

Place top layer and frost top and sides covering any trace of strawberries in the layers. Decorate top with strawberries if desired.

12Let sit for 10-15 minutes.

13After cake has cooled, frost bottom layer and add strawberries evenly.

14Place second layer and repeat step 13 for second layer.

15Place top layer and drizzle frosting making sure to have the frosting drizzle down sides. Decorate top with strawberries if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American