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Cream Cake with Fresh Strawberries

Makes 12 servings

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

Cream Cake with Fresh Strawberries

Victor Protasio

 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
Step 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

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

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

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 347Calories from Fat 52
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g31%

Saturated Fat 12g60%
Cholesterol 103mg35%
Sodium 210mg9%
Total Carbohydrate 46g16%

Dietary Fiber 1.8g8%
Protein 4.5g9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.