Recipe: Fresh Strawberry Cake with hints of chocolate

talesofamountainbird

Promises are meant to be broken!! lol 😀

Sorry Sorry Sorry!! I know i promised I would post the recipe for the cake in my last post. http://talesofamountainbird.wordpress.com/2013/03/08/happy-birthday-mom/

Here’s how it came about!

I instantly decided i would bake fresh strawberry cake for this occasion.  And after a lot of recipes online I came up with mine… here it goes:

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Ingredients:

For Cake:

125g butter (softened)

2 cups sifted flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

1  cup confectioner’s sugar (check for sweetness)
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 cup fresh crushed strawberry, unsweetened

Colour – pink

For Strawberry Frosting:

25g butter, softened
50 g cream cheese, softened
1 tbsp confectioner’s sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

½ cup pureed fresh strawberries (little less might do)

Colour – pink/red

 For Chocolate Glaze:

¼ cup water

1 tbsp dark brown muscovado sugar

85 gram(s) unsalted butter (cubed)

150 gram(s) dark chocolate (finely chopped)

 For Decoration:

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