Strawberry Celebration Cake

1
Emily Bartholomew

By
@Emily_Bartholomew

This was one of my Grandmother's recipes. My family really enjoys it and it is a great way to use up those summer strawberries!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 3
    eggs (separated)
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 c
    flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 c
    milk
  • 2 c
    whipping cream
  • 1/4 c
    confectioners sugar
  • 2 c
    sliced sweetened fresh strawberries
  • 24
    whole fresh strawberries

How to Make Strawberry Celebration Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. FOR CAKE:
    Cream Butter, gradually add granulated sugar and beat until fluffy. Beat in Egg Yolks and Vanilla.
  3. Combine dry ingredients. Add alternately with milk beginning and ending with dry ingredients; beat well after each addition.
  4. Beat egg whites until stiff. Gently fold egg whites into cake mixture.
  5. Divide batter evenly between two buttered and floured 9 inch round cake pans.
  6. Bake until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, about 20-25 minutes. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pans and cool completely on wire racks. To serve cut each layer in half horizontally.
  7. FOR FILLING:
    Whip cream until soft peaks form; add Confectioner's sugar. Continue beating until stiff. Place one cut layer on serving plate.
  8. Spread 1 cup whipped cream and a third of the sliced strawberries over cut surface. Place another cake layer over filling. Repeat twice.
  9. For top of cake, spread with whipped cream as before. Arrange whole strawberries over top.
  10. Refrigerate up to 1 hour before serving.

Printable Recipe Card

About Strawberry Celebration Cake

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




Show 1 Comment & Review

15 Coffee Break-worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

15 Coffee Break-Worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Acceptable as a breakfast treat or a light dessert, no one can pass up a piece of coffee cake. Brew an extra pot of coffee today, because we've found 15...

Strawberry Recipes You Need To Make This Summer

Strawberry Recipes You Need to Make This Summer

Kitchen Crew

There are many surprising health benefits of strawberries . They are loaded with Vitamin C which helps support a healthy immune system. Their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits can help protect...

13 Sheet Cake Recipes You Want To Slice Into

13 Sheet Cake Recipes You Want to Slice Into

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Easy, delicious and a family favorite - what’s not to love about sheet cake? Check out these 13 sheet cake recipes you need to make for dessert asap!