Fresh Strawberry Cake

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It was while traveling through the Quebec Eastern Townships region that I discovered this cake recipe for my Eastern Township Traditional cookbook. This fine-textured cake is delicious with coffee. I don’t suggest you prepare it with frozen strawberries which make too much liquid when cooked.

 

portionServings: 8

Prep Time30 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time1 hr 5 mins

Crumble Topping
 1/2 cup (62 g) all-purpose flour
 1/2 cup(100 g ) sugar
 1/4 cup (22g) finely chopped dried coconut
 1/4 cup (56 g) cold butter
Cake Batter
 1 1/2 cups (185 g) all-purpose flour
 1 tbsp baking powder
 1/2 teaspoon salt
 1/4 cup (50 g) sugar
 2 large eggs
 1/2 cup milk
 1/4 cup (56 g) butter, melted
 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries

1

Set the oven rack in the center of the oven. Preheat the oven at 375°F.
Butter a 8 or 9 inches square pan.

Crumble Topping
2

In a small bowl, combine the flour, sugar and coconut. Incorporate the butter with a pastry blender. To mix in a food processor, combine the dry ingredients, place the butter in pieces around the knife and pulse a few seconds. Reserve.

Cake Batter
3

In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar with a whisk.
In another bowl, beat the eggs and mix in the milk and melted butter. Add the liquid mixture to the dry mixture and beat until smooth not more. Pour the dough into the pan, cover with the strawberries and sprinkle the crumble topping over the strawberries.

Gâteau aux fraises prêt à mettre au four

4

Bake 30 to 35 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean. to add more time : 5 minutes .
Let stand 30 minutes before serving.

Gâteau aux fraises cuit

Ingredients

Crumble Topping
 1/2 cup (62 g) all-purpose flour
 1/2 cup(100 g ) sugar
 1/4 cup (22g) finely chopped dried coconut
 1/4 cup (56 g) cold butter
Cake Batter
 1 1/2 cups (185 g) all-purpose flour
 1 tbsp baking powder
 1/2 teaspoon salt
 1/4 cup (50 g) sugar
 2 large eggs
 1/2 cup milk
 1/4 cup (56 g) butter, melted
 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries

Directions

1

Set the oven rack in the center of the oven. Preheat the oven at 375°F.
Butter a 8 or 9 inches square pan.

Crumble Topping
2

In a small bowl, combine the flour, sugar and coconut. Incorporate the butter with a pastry blender. To mix in a food processor, combine the dry ingredients, place the butter in pieces around the knife and pulse a few seconds. Reserve.

Cake Batter
3

In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar with a whisk.
In another bowl, beat the eggs and mix in the milk and melted butter. Add the liquid mixture to the dry mixture and beat until smooth not more. Pour the dough into the pan, cover with the strawberries and sprinkle the crumble topping over the strawberries.

Gâteau aux fraises prêt à mettre au four

4

Bake 30 to 35 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean. to add more time : 5 minutes .
Let stand 30 minutes before serving.

Gâteau aux fraises cuit

Fresh Strawberry Cake

 

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