strawberry cake from scratch

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Terri Murray
Jordan , NY

I thought this was the only cake that could be called birthday cake until I was about 6 yrs old! Easy and tasty. This is a densely textured cake. The timing for mixing the cake and frosting is essential. Real butter for the frosting is a must!

★★★★★ 2
serves 8-16
prep time 30 Min
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For strawberry cake from scratch

  • 16 oz pkg
    pre sweetened frozen strawberries (thawed drain and reserve juice)
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    shortening
  • 3 lg
    eggs
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • FROSTING
  • 3 Tbsp
    flour
  • 1/2 c
    shortening
  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 1 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2 c
    reserved berry juice
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch
    salt

How To Make strawberry cake from scratch

  • 1
    For Cake: preheat oven to 350 degrees bake time 30-40 minutes. Grease and flour 2 nine inch round cake pans or one 9x13 sheet cake pan.
  • 2
    Sift together flour, baking soda, sugar and salt. In lg mixing bowl add shortening, sour cream, eggs and vanilla. Beat on low speed 3 minutes then 3 minutes on medium speed, scrap bowl frequently.
  • 3
    Fold in drained berries. Pour into prepared pans. bake 30-40 min or until done. (springs back when touched in middle or toothpick comes out clean)
  • 4
    For frosting: Combine all ingredients in mixer bowl. Beat on medium - high speed 7-10 minutes or until desired consistency.

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