strawberry surprise cake

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Junia Sonier
from Houston, TX

If you love strawberries and love cake you should try this cake. A nice yellow cake with strawberry filling, and cream cheese frosting. ENJOY!

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 6
prep time 1 Hr 15 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For strawberry surprise cake

  • CAKE
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    butter or margarine
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 4
    eggs, separated
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • FILLING
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 12
    or more large strawberries
  • FROSTING
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, cold
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 4 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 3 Tbsp
    milk
  • DRIZZLE FROSTING
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 4 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1/2 c
    milk

How To Make strawberry surprise cake

  • 1
    CAKE Line bottoms of 3 - 8 inch pans with paper; grease and flour sides.
  • 2
    Mix flour, baking soda and salt set aside. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Add flour mixture alternating with buttermilk, beating until well blended after each addition.
  • 3
    Beat egg whites in another large bowl with electric mixer on high speed until peaks form. gently stir into batter. Pour evenly into prepared pans.
  • 4
    Bake at 350*F for 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted into centers come out clean. Immediately run spatula between cakes and sides of pans. Cool 15 minutes; remove cakes from pans. Remove paper. Cool completely on wire racks.
  • 5
    STRAWBERRY FILLING While the cake is baking, slice strawberries in a large bowl add sugar and put in refridgerater. Keep refrigerated for at least an hour.
  • 6
    FROSTING Mix cream cheese, butter, confectioners sugar, vanilla and milk together.
  • 7
    Let sit for 15-30 minutes.
  • 8
    After cake has cooled, frost bottom layer and add strawberries evenly.
  • 9
    Place second layer and repeat step 8 for second layer.
  • 10
    Place top layer and frost top and sides covering any trace of strawberries in the layers. Decorate top with strawberries if desired.
  • 11
    DRIZZLE FROSTING Place top layer and frost top and sides covering any trace of strawberries in the layers. Decorate top with strawberries if desired.
  • 12
    Let sit for 10-15 minutes.
  • 13
    After cake has cooled, frost bottom layer and add strawberries evenly.
  • 14
    Place second layer and repeat step 13 for second layer.
  • 15
    Place top layer and drizzle frosting making sure to have the frosting drizzle down sides. Decorate top with strawberries if desired.
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