Strawberry Cream Cake | Gateau

12/04/2014 05:57:00 pm 0 Comments A+ a-

I made this strawberry filled cream cake from here. By the time I finished this cake it was already evening and my daughter didn't want to wait for the next day. So have to click in the evening , as you can see from pictures. Anyways she liked this cake very much and said to me "mama this the best cake ever I had tried from you". It was very touchy and means a lot to me. So lets start teh recipe . yum


11/2 cup all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
a pinch of salt

1/2 cup water
1/2 cup oil
3/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoon yogurt
1 tablespoon white vinegar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For filling & icing :
200 ml whipping cream
4 tablespoon icing sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
200 grams fresh strawberries
3 tablespoon sugar

For cake baking and icing:
First sift the all purpose flour with the baking powder , baking soda and a pinch of salt in a mixing bowl.
Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C and grease a 6 or 7 inches cake pan with butter or oil.
Add wet ingredients one by one and fold gently.Pour the batter in the greased baking pan.
Shake and tap the sides of the pan to release air bubbles.

Bake at 180 degrees for 30-35 minutes or till a tooth pick inserted in the center of cake comes out clean.

Whip the cream and icing sugar along with vanilla extract, till you get stiff peaks in the cream.Keep refrigerated till further use.

For filling:
Rinse and dry the strawberries , chop them and add 3 tablespoon sugar over it in a bowl.Mix and keep aside for 1-2 hour or you can do his step one day before.

For assembling :
Slice the cake with a knife from the center into two equal halves.
Brush with the syrup from the strawberries on one half of the cake.
Spread the chopped strawberries evenly on the cake.Top it up with another layer of the whipped cream on the cake.
Place the other half of the cake over it and spread the remaining whipped cream all over the cake . Decorate the cake with the fresh strawberry slices.

Keep refrigerated for 1 hour and then slice and serve the strawberry cream cake immediately.


Serve-6. Preparation time -2 hour

Note:You must consume this cake within same day or next day. As fruit based cakes doesn't have a long life.

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Sapana Behl

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