Cream Cake with Fresh Strawberries

Victor Protasio

Yields Makes 12 servings
AuthorHilda Ingraham, Eureka, MT

A great way to use all those ripe berries. Prep and Cook Time: about 1 hour, plus at least 30 minutes to cool.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Preheat oven to 325°. Grease a 9- by 13-inch pan. In a large bowl, mix flour, salt, baking powder, sugar, 1 1/2 cups cream, and eggs until smooth, creamy, and quite thick.

Step 2
2

Pour batter into pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 35 to 45 minutes. Let cool at least 30 minutes before serving.

Step 3
3

Meanwhile, in a large bowl, toss strawberries with sugar to taste and let stand for at least 20 minutes. Whip remaining cup cream to soft peaks. Serve cake topped with strawberries and their juices and whipped cream.

Step 4
4

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Ingredients

 2 cups all-purpose flour
 1/2 teaspoon salt
 2 teaspoons baking powder
 1 1/2 cups sugar, plus additional to taste for berries
 2 1/2 cups whipping cream
 2 large eggs
 1 quart strawberries, sliced

Directions

Step 1
1

Preheat oven to 325°. Grease a 9- by 13-inch pan. In a large bowl, mix flour, salt, baking powder, sugar, 1 1/2 cups cream, and eggs until smooth, creamy, and quite thick.

Step 2
2

Pour batter into pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 35 to 45 minutes. Let cool at least 30 minutes before serving.

Step 3
3

Meanwhile, in a large bowl, toss strawberries with sugar to taste and let stand for at least 20 minutes. Whip remaining cup cream to soft peaks. Serve cake topped with strawberries and their juices and whipped cream.

Step 4
4

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Cream Cake with Fresh Strawberries