Homemade Chocolate Strawberry Cake

Strawberry cake is a real soul of summer.

Strawberry cake

When warm air spread the aroma of freshly picked, sun-ripened strawberries in the kitchen, you have no choice but to cook this wonderful cake. It bakes quickly, and it turns out surprisingly tasty!

Ingredients:

For biscuit:

  • Wheat Flour – 100 g
  • Sugar – 150 g
  • Vanilla sugar – 2 tsp
  • Eggs – 4 pieces
  • Hot water – 3 tbsp
  • Starch -25 g
  • Baking Powder – 2 tsp
  • Cocoa Powder – 3 tbsp

For cream:

  • Sour cream – 400 g
  • Mascarpone – 220 g
  • Vanilla – a pinch
  • Sugar Powder – 120 g

For decoration:

  • Strawberry – 10-15 berries (or the more – the better!)
  • Fresh mint – several leaves.

Strawberry Cake – Preparation:

  • Make a biscuit. Whisk the eggs with water at a maximum speed of mixer for one minute, until the foam is formed.
  • Mix sugar and vanilla sugar and add in several portions to the egg mass.
  • Mix and sift flour, starch, baking powder and cocoa, add these dry ingredients to the egg mass gradually.
  • Finally, mix everything to homogeneous blend at a minimum speed of mixer.
  • Cover the baking dish with parchment and oil it with butter spread the dough evenly.
  • Bake the dough in a preheated oven to 160 ° C, for 25-30 minutes.
  • Take a biscuit from the oven, get it from the baking dish and let it cool down on a grate. Then cut it in a half.

Strawberry Cake

  • Prepare a cream. Beat up sour cream with powdered sugar and vanilla, then add mascarpone, whisk everything until smooth.

Strawberry Cake

  • Make a strawberry cake. Wash and dry the berries and mint.
  • If you really have a lot of strawberries, then choose the most beautiful berries for cake decorating (cut them in a half).
  • Chop the remaining berries into small pieces and lay them on the cake layers. The juice of the sliced berries will become a perfect impregnation for the cake and make it more fragrant and moist.
  • Put the cream on the sliced berries.
  • Decorate the top of the cake with cream, berries halves and mint leaves.

Strawberry cake

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