Strawberry Marble Cake

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Junia Sonier

By
@Juniabug63

I love strawberries and I love cake so I decided to make this. I made this cake for my birthday. It came out great and everyone in the house loved it.

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They say all good things come to those who wait... this cake recipe has a few steps and the outcome is beautiful and delicious. The cake itself is moist, fluffy and rich with strawberry flavor marbled in. Junia's cream cheese frosting is creamy with a hint of strawberry flavor and amazing. Not only tasty, this cake is beautiful when you cut a slice and the marble effect appears. Perfect for any special occasion. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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CAKE

6-10
strawberries, fresh
2 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
butter, softened
2 c
granulated sugar
4
eggs, separated
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 c
buttermilk
1 oz
red food coloring

FROSTING

8 oz
cream cheese
1/2 c
butter softened
4 c
confectioners' sugar
1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
2 tsp
strawberry extract
3 Tbsp
milk
1-3
red food coloring drops (optional)

How to Make Strawberry Marble Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1For the cake, preheat oven to 350°F.
  • 2Line bottoms of 3 8-inch pans with paper. Grease and flour sides.
  • 3Puree strawberries and set aside.
  • 4Mix flour, baking soda, and salt set aside.
  • 5Beat 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.
  • 6Add flour mixture, alternating with buttermilk, beating until well blended after each addition.
  • 7Beat egg whites in another large bowl with electric mixer on high speed until peaks form.
  • 8Gently stir into batter. Pour half of batter in a medium bowl and set aside.
  • 9Add food coloring and pureed strawberries to the other half and mix well.
  • 10Pour evenly into prepared pans alternating between red and white in each pan, making sure to have an even amount in each pan.
  • 11Bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into centers come out clean. Immediately run spatula between cakes and sides of pans.
  • 12Cool 15 minutes; remove cakes from pans. Remove paper. Cool completely on wire racks.
  • 13For the frosting, mix cream cheese, butter, confectioners sugar, strawberry extract, vanilla, and milk together.
  • 14Add 1-3 drops of food coloring for color (optional). Let sit for 15-30 minutes.
  • 15After cake has cooled, frost bottom layer.
  • 16Place the second layer on top and frost.
  • 17Place top layer and frost top and sides covering any trace of cake. Decorate top with strawberries if desired.

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