STRAWBERRY SUMMER CAKE

 

  • Cooking Time: 1 hr 10 mins
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time:

Ingredients

  • 1 lb fresh strawberries
  • 6 TB butter, at room temperature, plus more to grease pie plate
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup sugar plus 2 TB for sprinkling the cake
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk buttermilk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Directions

  • take your beautiful strawberries Hull them (ie: remove the stems) and cut them in half, length wise
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt.
  • In a medium bowl, beat together 1 cup of sugar and 6 TB of butter, until creamy and pale. Add the eggs, buttermilk and vanilla and continue beating until combined.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix together just until its smooth.
  • Pour into your prepared pan. Place your strawberry halves on top of your batter, arranging as pretty as you can, cut side down.
  • Sprinkle 2 TB of sugar over the strawberries.
  • Bake for 10 minutes then turn the oven down to 325' and bake for an additional 50 - 60 minutes or until a toothpick comes out batter free. Cool in the pan, on a rack.
  • Serve with whipped cream if desired

Notes

The minute I saw this recipe, I knew I had to try it. It's super easy, and very delicious.

Categories: Cake  Fruit 

Author Credit: http://thisistolove.blogspot.com/2011/06/strawberry-summer-cake.html

Website Credit: http://peacefulcooking.blogspot.com/2012/07/strawberry-summer-cake.html

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