It’s finally the weekend – and that means: finally a cozy coffee with the family again! What’s on your table? Maybe a cherry cake, maybe a chocolate cake? No! We are in the middle of the strawberry season … so a strawberry cake belongs on the coffee table!
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And it does not have to be complicated at all. Strawberry cake with custard is popular, but this simple cake with fresh strawberries also packs well. Here is the ingenious and simple recipe.
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This moist strawberry cake is so delicious, you have to try the recipe!
And it really is a hit, because: all you need are simple ingredients for the strawberry shortcake – and the fruits can be replaced as desired. Not only can you bake this airy and juicy cake during the strawberry season, you can also cook it with cherries, apples, plums or other berries. Even with canned peaches or tangerines, the cake is a treat!
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The following also applies to the decoration: Everything that tastes good is allowed. The finished and cooled strawberry cake can easily be sprinkled with powdered sugar, alternatively you can decorate it with melted chocolate. And what’s the matter with that? Whipped cream of course, preferably lightly sweetened and with a dab of vanilla extract. This is how fun it is to drink coffee! Here is the recipe for the delicious strawberry cake.
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Ingredients for strawberry cake: This is what you need
For a tray of strawberry cake you will need: 200 grams of butter, 250 grams of flour, half a packet of baking powder, 4 eggs, a little salt, 500 grams of fresh strawberries, 200 grams of powdered sugar, grated peel of a lemon, 100 grams of dark chocolate
And this is how the strawberry cake works: Put the butter with 170 grams of powdered sugar in a bowl and stir with a whisk from the hand mixer until fluffy. The mass should be nice and light and creamy in the end. Then stir in the eggs, one at a time, and finally add salt and lemon zest. In a separate bowl, mix together flour and baking powder. Then gradually stir the flour-baking powder mixture into the egg-butter mixture until a creamy dough is formed.
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Preheat the oven to 200 degrees top and bottom heat (200 degrees top and bottom heat). Wash the strawberries, shake them dry and quarter them. Line a baking tray, preferably one with a higher edge, with baking paper.
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Tip: Dampen a sheet of baking paper and wring it out well. The damp paper can be easily mounted in the mold. Pour the batter into the mold and spread the strawberry pieces over. Bake the strawberry cake in the oven for about 20 minutes until the top is lightly browned.
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