This easy strawberry cake is one of our favorite desserts. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream, if desired.
Keywords strawberry cake
6tablespoonsunsalted butterat room temperature
1 1/2cupsall-purpose flour
1 1/2teaspoonsbaking powder
1teaspoonpure vanilla extract
1poundstrawberrieshulled and sliced
2tablespoonsturbinado sugarfor sprinkling on top of cake
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 10-inch springform pan or pie plate. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together into a medium bowl. Set aside.
Put butter and 1 cup sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Mix until pale and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add in egg, buttermilk, and vanilla extract. Mix until combined.
Gradually mix in flour mixture. Transfer batter to prepared pan. Arrange strawberry slices on top of batter. Sprinkle turbinado sugar over berries.
Bake cake 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees. Bake until cake is golden brown and firm to the touch, about 50-55 minutes. Let cool in pan. To serve, cut into wedges. Store cake at room temperature, for up to two days.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 245Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Vitamin A 260IU5%
Vitamin C 26.6mg32%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.