Thursday, July 8, 2010

Strawberry Cake Revamped

A friend of mine in Oregon made my Strawberry cake. She loved it! She made it again and folded whipped cream into the frosting and said it was scrumptious. We have house guests and so I decided to try her method. I doubled it though, cuz there is so many people. I made two sheet cakes and put the original frosting in the middle, then I made whipped cream and folded it into the rest of the frosting. She was right. It was SO good!! Thanks Coppi!

Strawberry Cake (doubled recipe)

Preheat the oven to 350. Butter and flour 2 11x13″ pans.

In mixing bowl combine:
4 1/4 Cups Flour
3 Cups Sugar
1 Tbsp & 2 tsp Baking Powder
1 1/2 tsp Salt

Mix on low speed for 30 seconds then add:
3 Sticks Softened Butter
1 1/2 Cups Strawberry Puree
Mix to blend then beat to light and fluffy for about 3 minutes.
In another bowl whisk together:
10 Egg Whites
2/3 Cup Milk

In 2 separate additions add to cake batter. Blend after each addition until incorporated and wipe down sides of bowl.
Split batter into prepared pans

Bake for about 30 minutes.
Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting
With an electric mixer beat together equal parts:
16 oz Cream Cheese
1/2 cup strawberry puree
1/2 cup Sugar
2 tspVanilla

Whipped cream
2 cups whipping cream
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp sugar
Whip until thick

Beat until light and fluffy.
Spread half of frosting on first sheet cake.

With remaining frosting fold in whipped cream and spread on the outside of top sheet cake.

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