Was skeptical this would be so delicious without spices or seasoning, and since I’ve not had the best luck with Martha recipes, but it is! Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. I frequently bake different things for my family and this one has been hands down among their favourites. Nice cake, nothing special. I seperated the egg whites and yolks. I made this for my 10 year old son, his friend, and myself. Hi Jeff, Your buttermilk whipped cream sounds wonderful. I think that the problem maybe that they used 2 pans instead of 3. Thank you so much for this recipe Jenn. The cake finished by day 2. will serve this to any guest proudly! I’ve made this cake countless times now and it always pleases everyone! It took 45 minutes to cook my cakes in the cake pans. Try something different this Christmas and offer up a classic Italian Christmas feast. I’ve made this cake about 6 times this summer! For those of you who complained about the cake being too dense, try cutting back on your flour. I’ll let you know how I go! Hope that helps! This strawberry layer cake is bursting with wonderful strawberry flavor, and tastes amazing with these frostings (and many more)! Could my oven be running too cold? Followed the recipe exactly as stated and came out perfectly! Any advice would help please. Hi Flo, it should be at least 1 1/2 inches deep, so if your quiche pan is that deep, it should fit the bill! I just made this wonderful cake. Get the kids in the kitchen this festive season and cook up a storm with our delicious kid-friendly recipes. Fresh strawberries can be used when they are in season. Thanks again for yet another mouth watering recipe! This is the 3rd recipe I’ve made from your site and they’ve ALL been INCREDIBLE. This cake is amazing! I love the precision of the metric but I don’t know if this is just a standard conversion of the recipe. My pretty 9″ pie plate broke so I use a 9″ springform pan. The question I have is- I have some buttermilk to use up- can i use that here instead of regular milk? Will reduce the sugar to 2/3rds next time and report back. Link below. Cool the strawberry cake on a rack. But most importantly, it is DELICIOUS! I’m assuming I would thaw frozen fruit for this recipe, correct? I am so pleased with the results! It does smell delicious though. Sometimes just on the top feels like not enough strawberry. Psst... Channel your inner 12 year old with these easy foods to rustle up for a midnight feast. A great springtime cake!! I would reduce the oven temp by 25 degrees to be safe. Great recipe! Thank you for a wonderfully easy recipe! After dinner parties – people love it. Please let me know how it turns out if you make it! Will be making this again soon! In your Strawberry Cake is it possible to use frozen strawberries (that I picked and froze) or would they be too watery? Could you substitue cranberries? Mmmm. Delicious! I whipped some cream for topping and put it in a serving bowl. , Super yummy. Last night’s dessert (and this morning’s breakfast) hit paydirt. Within a few days, I had the cake in the oven — and, sure enough, it was the one of the simplest, prettiest, most delicious cakes I’d ever made. Thank you Jennifer! Thoughts? I hate to bake, and as a consequence, I’m not very good at it, and don’t have much in the way of kitchen equipment. Or snap a photo and share it on Instagram; be sure to tag me @onceuponachef. This is a very lovely cake. Served with whipped cream. Delicious and so easy to make. Tip – make it in a solid red ceramic deep dish pie plate with ruffled edges – gorgeous! pans frosting=two store bought vanillas and 1/3 c. puree (plus a little red food color) Cake was dense moist and great! It was simply delicious and picture perfect! The only changes I’ve made is to add as many strawberries as will fit and to sprinkle confectioner’s sugar over the top before serving–makes for a lovely presentation. Regarding the number of peaches you need, it depends on the size of your peaches, but, like the strawberries, you’ll want about 3/4 lb. Made it a second time and quartered the strawberries (found 1/2 sized pieces a bit too large), added 1/2 teaspoon lemon oil to the softened butter while beating with sugar, and used whole milk not reduced fat. Even then, it was very dark on bottom and a bit dry. Has anyone else substituted ingredients and had an issue with the taste? The second time I added a little almond extract because that’s what’s you put in your outstanding strawberry muffins, added some chocolate chips and sprinkled the top with Sugar in the Raw instead of the white sugar. Another lovely recipe! Thanks for sharing it!! Hi Angie, Yes, frozen berries should be fine. My cake turned out beautifully however I think I will try it with large fruit next time as it seemed as if there was too little fruit for the amount of cake. I wanted to make a cake from scratch for my wife's birthday when I came across this recipe. On the recipe, you will see a button where you can select cup measures or metric. Hope you enjoy! It is a keeper! Hope that helps! I made this cake when I moved to California and with strawberry season here and the ample amount of large juicy strawberries I couldn’t pass up making this cake! If you do prepare it with Stevia, I’d love to know how it turns out! Hi Shirley, Are you using fresh or frozen strawberries? Thank you …. (I piped spirals of frosting in varying sizes with my Wilton star tip 21. Most people won't think twice about serving basic cornbread when is on the table. I can hardly wait for strawberry season here in June/July because I’m going to make two at a time each time I make this cake and freeze one to enjoy later. Would like to try next with a mixture of strawberries and some saskatoons. Whisk to blend and proceed with the recipe. This strawberry cake is delicious and tender with the perfect amount of sweetness….a definite 5 star recipe again! Thanks for sharing this perfect article. Hi Bev, sorry to hear the strawberries sunk. Sorry! Thanks for an easy, delicious dessert recipe. The day after that it was even better. I have forgotten the baking powder, the egg, and even the vanilla — not all at the same time though! I made this cake with great anticipation, using some lovely organic strawberries, and brought it with a flourish to a safely-distant, outside gathering. Hope that helps! This is a very easy and quick dessert. Absolutely delicious with the strawberries. Learn how your comment data is processed. She had so much fun helping! Hi Jen, I’m from the UK and work in grams not cups, any chance you could post a conversion? Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Hi Iris, Yes, that’s fine; just reduce the salt in the recipe to 1/4 teaspoon. Thanks. I’ve been asked to make another one. Worked fine with King Arthur flour. My husband is obsessed! If you’ve been searching for “the one”, this is it! We love it just as it is and don’t add either whipped cream or ice cream. I love all things strawberry.