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strawberry cake in springform pan

Strawberry Cake Recipe

  • Author: Melissa
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 70 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: dessert
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This homemade Strawberry Cake recipe is light and fluffy, the perfect compliment to the sweet berries. It is also a perfect recipe for using overripe fruit that might otherwise be wasted.


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Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened, plus extra for pan
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon molasses
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pint strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Generously butter an 8-inch baking dish or springform pan.
  3. In a mixer combine butter and sugar and beat on medium speed 3 minutes or until light and fluffy.
  4. Add egg, molasses, and milk and continue to mix until combined.
  5. In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt.
  6. Add flour mixture to mixer a little at a time while mixing on low.
  7. Pour batter in prepared baking dish.
  8. Top batter with the strawberries, tapping lightly to set into batter.
  9. Sprinkle with tablespoon of sugar.
  10. Bake for 10 minutes.
  11. Reduce heat to 325 and continue to bake an additional 60 minutes.
  12. Cool on wire rack, serve warm or cool.

Keywords: strawberry, cake