Fresh Strawberry Cake for Mother’s Day

This fresh strawberry cake is the perfect gift to make for Mother’s Day. I found this cake that is moist and tender with a beautiful pink color on the Sugar Gang Show web site. This recipe makes three 8″x2″ cake rounds with strawberry buttercream and strawberry filling. It really is a great cake for summer or Mother’s Day.

You Will Need:

Cake:

14 ounces (397 g) all purpose flour

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

8 ounces (226 g) unsalted butter room temperature

10 ounces (284 g) granulated sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon lemon extract

1 1/2 teaspoon strawberry emulsion or extract, 
zest one lemon

1 Tablespoon lemon juice fresh

6 ounces (170 g) egg whites room temperature

4 ounces (113 g) strawberry reduction room temperature

6 ounces (170 g) milk room temperature, whole milk is best

1/2 teaspoon Pink food color

Strawberry Reduction:

32 ounces (907 g) fresh or frozen strawberries thawed

1 teaspoon lemon zest

1 Tablespoon lemon juice

1 pinch salt

4 ounces (113 g) sugar optional

Buttercream Frosting:
4 ounces (113 g) pasteurized egg whites
16 ounces (454 g) unsalted butter room temperature
16 ounces (454 g) powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 ounces (113 g) strawberry reduction room temperature

See what to do on the Sugar Geek Show web site.

Reference:

Recipe from Sugar Geek Show

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