Strawberry Strusel Cake

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By ALEKSANDRA B.
from Chicago, IL

This is one of my daughter's favorite cakes.Very old recipe.

serves 10
prep time 25 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    hulled,sliced strawberries
  • 3 Tbsp
    strawberry preserves
  • 2 tsp
    cornstarch
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 2 c
    all purpose baking mix plus 2 tablespoon more
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 11/2 stick
    butter,cut in 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 1 lg
    egg
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp
    brown sugar, light
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How To Make

  • 1
    In a blender ,combine strawberries and preserves.In a small bowl,make a paste by mixing cornstarch and vanilla.Add to strawberries mixture.Set aside.
  • 2
    In a large bowl mix together,sugar,flour,baking powder and soda.Add butter cubes,and using your fingertips, rub them in until mixture resembles large coarse crumbs.Put 1/2 cup aside,for topping.
  • 3
    Add sour cream,egg,and vanilla to crumbs in a large bowl.Mix well.Dough is very sticky.Drop dollops of half the batter into 9 inch prepared springform pan.Pat batter across bottom of pan and about 1 inch sides up.Spread strawberry puree leaving 1/2 inch border .
  • 4
    Cover with remaining batter.Add 2 teaspoons of brown sugar to 1/2 cup crumbs.Mix well and sprinkle evenly over the cake.
  • 5
    Bake 45 minutes in 375 degrees preheat oven.Serve with vanilla or strawberry ice cream.
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