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all natural strawberry cake

a recipe by
Beth Pierce
Old Monroe, MO

Spring is right around the corner and soon we will be talking delicious sweet fresh strawberries. This beautiful dessert is made with only wholesome natural ingredients that you can name and that you understand. Put natures best together with sweet sun ripened strawberries and the end result is almost heavenly. Not to mention that this beauty is sprinkled with sweet buttery pecans and drizzled with a luscious strawberry glaze. Need I say more!

serves 15
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr 5 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For all natural strawberry cake

  • CAKE
  • 4 c
    sliced strawberries
  • 1 2/3 c
  • 1 c
    coarsely chopped pecans
  • 3 1/8 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3/4 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1/4 c
  • 4
    eggs beaten
  • 1/2 c
    sliced strawberries
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter melted
  • 1 1/3 c
    powdered sugar

How To Make all natural strawberry cake

  • 1
    Mix 4 cups strawberries with sugar. Let sit for 1 hour.
  • 2
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray bundt pan with baking spray and sprinkle bottom evenly with 1/2 cup chopped pecans.
  • 3
    In large bowl combine flour, salt, cinnamon, and baking soda. Whisk to combine well. Add oil, applesauce, eggs, 1/2 cup chopped pecans and strawberry/sugar mixture. Stir to combine. Pour in to bundt pan and cook for 65-70 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of top comes out clean. Allow to cool for 15 minutes. Invert to cake stand and allow to cool to room temperature.
  • 4
    In small food processor pulse strawberries, butter, and 2/3 cup powdered sugar. Open processor and add remaining 2/3 cup powdered sugar. Pulse a couple more times. Drizzle strawberry glaze over cooled cake.