Strawberry-topped Cake

Daune (pronounced "Dawn") Browne

By
@vavavoom

Time to lighten up---no more winter desserts for me. Luscious and light and makes people smile.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 box
yellow or white cake mix
1 c
mascarone cheese
1/2 c
vanilla yogurt
3 Tbsp
honey, divided
3 Tbsp
lemon zest, divided
1 tsp
lemon juice
1/3 c
strawberry jam
1-1/2 c
sliced strawberries

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bake cake as directed, using 2 9-in cake pans.
2
Meanwhile, combine cheese, yogurt, 2 tablespoons of honey, 1 tablespoon lemon zest, and lemon juice.
3
When cake is cool, spread jam on bottom half of cake and then spread half of prepared cheese mixture over jam.
4
Top with second half of cake and spread remaining cheese mixture over top. Arrange sliced strawberries in a concentric circle starting from the outer edge and working towards the center to create a flower-like effect.
5
Sprinkle with remaining lemon zest. When ready to serve, drizzle top with remaining honey.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #Dessert