You have probably seen some anime character go by in a pretty confectionery and choose just a white cake filled with strawberries. This is one of the most appreciated cakes by the Japanese and has an extremely light and refreshing flavor.
This cake should be served cold and accompanies both cold and hot drinks, especially black tea. Although the best seller is strawberry, you can add other fruits, such as apple, melon, mango or persimmon (many Japanese cookbooks recommend persimmon for the winter).
This cake, because it is a refrigerator cake, is valid for 3 days, as the fruit may start to deteriorate after that time. This cake is made in 3 steps, just wait to cool the pasta and the syrups to assemble the cake, so it doesn't run the risk of spoiling quickly.
The cake can also be made with other ingredients such as Ninho milk. In fact this cake is so common around the world that there are thousands of versions of this recipe with strawberry cake on the outside and inside.
Strawberry Cake Recipe
Makes a 20 cm cake with 10 cm height
Pasta (sponge cake);
- Preheat the oven to 180 ° C
- Grease a 20cm pan with butter and place baking paper on the bottom;
- 120g of sifted wheat flour
- 40g butter / or melted margarine
- 4 large or 5 small eggs (separate yolks and whites)
- 120g of refined sugar
- 2 tablespoons of milk
Way of doing
In an electric mixer, put the egg whites and beat them until they start to foam. When this happens, add the sugar little by little. The egg whites will form a meringue.
Then, with the mixer still beating, place the egg yolks one by one. Then butter and milk. Stop hitting the mixer.
With a spoon, gently add the flour. Place in the pan and bake for 15 to 20 minutes (see if it is lightly browned and roasted in the middle using a fork) Make 2 cake masses and set aside.
For the syrup
- 1 cup of water;
- 1 / 2x sugar;
- 1 (soup) of vanilla essence / or liquor / or cognac;
Way of doing
In a small saucepan, mix the sugar and water. Bring to a boil for 5 minutes. Turn off the heat. Add the essence or the liquor. Wait to cool to use.
For filling and covering
2 boxes of whipped industrialized whipped cream (beat as per package)
500g sliced strawberries
- Cut the cake masses in half;
- Using a spoon, spread the syrup over all cake batters;
- Put whipped cream and chopped strawberries. Make until the layers are finished;
- Finally, cover with whipped cream and decorate with strawberries to taste;
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