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Strawberry Cake

This easy strawberry cake is one of our favorite desserts. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream, if desired.
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Ingredients
  

  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups sliced strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons turbinado sugar for sprinkling on top of cake
  • Whipped cream and extra sliced strawberries, for serving

Instructions
 

  • 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.

Nutrition

Calories: 245kcal, Carbohydrates: 41g, Protein: 3g, Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 35mg, Sodium: 137mg, Potassium: 172mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 25g, Vitamin A: 260IU, Vitamin C: 26.6mg, Calcium: 54mg, Iron: 1.2mg
Keywords strawberry cake