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glazed strawberry cake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

Fun fact: strawberries are indigenous to every place on Earth except for New Zealand, Australia, and Africa.

(1 rating)
yield 12 -15
prep time 20 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For glazed strawberry cake

  • CAKE
  • 3 c
    cake flour
  • 4 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 2 c
  • 3/4 c
    canola oil
  • 1 1/2 c
    frozen strawberries, thawed and puree'd (reserve 2-3 tbsp. juice, pureed
  • 1 tsp
    grated orange zest
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    strawberry extract
  • a couple of drops of red food coloring
  • 4
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, softened
  • 1 tsp
    strawberry extract (can substitute vanilla or almond extract)
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    milk or water
  • a couple of drops red food coloring (optional)

How To Make glazed strawberry cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour a standard bundt pan.
  • 2
    In a medium mixing bowl, Beat eggs until light and fluffy. Stir in Strawberry puree, canola oil and orange zest.
  • 3
    Mix together flour, baking powder, salt and sugar in a large mixing bowl. Mix together wet and dry ingredients just until combined. Careful not to overmix!
  • 4
    Pour cake batter into prepared bundt pan.
  • 5
    Bake for 45-50 min or until toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean. Cool cake in pan for 10 minutes. Turn out onto a cake plate and cool completely.
  • 6
    Meanwhile, beat together all icing ingredients until smooth and drizzling consistency. Add more milk or water if too thick. Drizzle over cooled cake. Be sure cake is 100% cooled before drizzling with icing!