Are you fond of strawberries? Then stop right there! Check out these 20 lush recipes for strawberry cake, let the baking begin!
You just can’t have enough recipes for strawberry cake, right.
There are so many of them!
Strawberries are a beloved fruit that are often used in baking and dessert recipes.
Their bright red color, juicy texture, and sweet flavor make them a popular choice for cakes, pies, tarts, and other treats.
Baking with strawberries can be a fun and creative way to enjoy this versatile fruit, and there are many different recipes and techniques that you can use to make delicious strawberry desserts.
Baking with Strawberries
If you are new to baking with strawberries, there are a few things to keep in mind.
Choose the right type of strawberry for your recipe. Look for fresh, ripe strawberries that are firm and fragrant.
If the strawberries are too soft or have bruises, they may not be suitable for baking. You can also use frozen strawberries in some recipes, but be sure to thaw them completely and drain off any excess liquid before using them.
When baking with strawberries, consider the moisture content. Strawberries are naturally juicy, and this can affect the texture of your baked goods and make them soggy.
You may need to adjust the amount of liquid or add cornstarch or flour to the batter.
Shortcake & Cheesecake
When it comes to baking with strawberries, there are many different recipes and techniques to choose from.
One classic recipe is strawberry shortcake, which features layers of sweet, tender cake, fresh whipped cream, and sliced strawberries. You can also make strawberry cake, which can be either a layer cake or a single-layer cake with fresh strawberries baked into the batter.
Strawberry cheesecake is another popular option, with a graham cracker crust, creamy cheesecake filling, and a layer of sweet strawberry sauce on top.
For a more unique twist on traditional strawberry recipes, you can try making strawberry tarts, pies, or even strawberry ice cream.
Strawberry tarts typically feature a flaky pastry crust filled with sweetened strawberries and topped with whipped cream or a glaze.
Strawberry pies are similar, but may also include other fruits, such as rhubarb or blueberries. Strawberry ice cream is a refreshing treat that combines the sweet flavor of strawberries with the creamy texture of ice cream.
To bake a strawberry cake, you can start with a basic cake recipe and then add chopped or pureed strawberries to the batter.
You may also want to add a layer of fresh strawberries between the cake layers, or top the cake with sliced strawberries and whipped cream. When making a strawberry cake, it is important to pay attention to the moisture content of the batter and adjust as needed. For example, you may need to add more flour or reduce the amount of liquid to compensate for the moisture in the strawberries.
Another popular way to use strawberries in baking is to make strawberry jam or preserves.
These can be used as a filling for cakes, tarts, or other desserts, or spread on toast or biscuits for a sweet breakfast or snack.
Check my recipe for strawberry jam!
There are many different ways to bake with strawberries, the possibilities are endless.
Whether you prefer classic recipes like strawberry shortcake or more unique creations like strawberry ice cream cake, baking with strawberries is a fun and creative way to enjoy this delicious fruit.
Just be sure to choose fresh, ripe strawberries, adjust the moisture content of your batter as needed, and experiment with different recipes and techniques to find your favorite strawberry desserts.
Here is some extra inspiration: a roundup of 20 highly tasty recipes for strawberry cake.
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20 Recipes for Strawberry Cake
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Then stop right there!
Check out these 20 lush recipes for strawberry cake, let the baking begin!
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1. Strawberry Pound Cake (Vintage Kitchen Notes)
Let’s kick this recipes for strawberry cake roundup off with a classic!
And why not add fresh strawberries to it this time to make it extra special: check out this strawberry pound cake from Paula, a recipe I found on her website Vintage Kitchen Notes.
And she says this: “Yo are in for a treat: a lovely moist and super sweet vanilla cake with fresh strawberry in it. This cake keeps well for a couple of days, and you can also freeze it for later if you like. The strawberries get soft and sticky while baking and that adds a wonderful flavor to this cake. The pink glaze adds extra sweetness and fancy look.”
2. Strawberry Shortcake with Whipped Cream (Chelsea’s Messy Apron)
Did someone say shortbread?
With strawberries, please? That is what I find over at Chelsea‘s website called Chelsea’s Messy Apron!
And she says: “My perfect strawberry shortcake is the ultimate mixture of soft and sweet homemade biscuits stacked high with juicy sweet strawberries and lush whipped cream in between. Do give this oe a try, you will be surprised to see how easy this strawberry shortcake is to make. A lovely homemade dessert from scratch!”
3. Strawberry Cupcakes with Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting (Bigger Bolder Baking)
Recipes for strawberry cake don’t just include large cakes, but also their smaller siblings, such as cupcakes!
Strawberry cupcakes, sounds like a fine plan to me! And I immediately loved the look of these strawberry cupcakes from Gemma Stafford over at Bigger Bolder Baking.
Here’s what Gemma says about these lovely cake bites: “The fresh strawberry flavor from the puree in both the cake and the cream cheese frosting is so explosive! Believe me, is your new go to baking treat from now on: try out my strawberry cupcakes with strawberry cream cheese frosting!”
4. Fresh Strawberry Cake with Strawberry Buttercream Frosting (Cooking with K)
A fresh strawberry cake with buttercream frosting from Kay, over at Cooking with K.
Here is what she says about her lovely creation: “This fresh strawberry cake with strawberry buttercream frosting is the perfect Southern dessert if you want to celebrate any special occasion. Or simply a lovely family dinner. Top it with a bunch of fresh and juicy bright red strawberries, this is a definite show-stopper!”
5. Strawberry Cake Trifle (Spaceships and Laser Beams)
Another recipe with a twist: let’s add a trifle to our recipes for strawberry cake roundup!
I liked the look of Stephanie Keeping‘s strawberry cake trifle the minute I saw it. You can find it on her website called Spaceships and Laser Beams.
And here is what she says about her sweet dessert: “This strawberry trifle is the ultimate decadent layered dessert that neither you nor you family and friends will be able to resist. Just imagine: layers of soft cake, juicy fresh strawberries and the creamiest cheesecake pudding makes this fruit dessert epic.”
6. Strawberry Cheesecake Lush Dessert (That Skinny Chick Can Bake)
Cheesecake, there is always room for cheesecake.
Especially if it’s got strawberries as well. So about this strawberry cheesecake lush dessert from Liz, over at That Skinny Chick Can Bake!
And Liz says: “Strawberry season, time to whip up this lovely strawberry cheesecake lush dessert! This is a no baking recipe, the perfect for summer dining dessert!”
7. Strawberry Angel Food Lush (Bake It With Love)
Let’s keep it light as well in this recipes for strawberry cake roundup!
An angel food cake sounds like a good option, look at this strawberry angel food lush from Angela over at Bake It With Love.
And she says: “Flavor packed layers of angel food cake, dollops of sweetened cream cheese, whipped cream and fresh strawberries! A make ahead dessert, ready to serve when your guests arrive or when you just finished a family dinner!”
8. Strawberry Lemon Bundt Cake (Home Cooking Adventure)
Another classic cake, an not a pound cake like last time.
A bundt cake, with strawberries and lemon. A creation by Ella over at Home Cooking Adventure!
And Ella says this: “My moist strawberry lemon bundt cake is sweet, the perfect dessert for spring and summer days. It is a tasty cake made with fresh strawberries and lemon zest, a combination that gives it a zippy flavor that is hard to resist.”
9. Strawberry Shortcake Cake Pops (Life Love Liz)
Have you ever made cake pops before?
They became a popular treat a couple of years ago. A tasty sweet treat that is still a huge hit online, so I also want to include them in the recipes for strawberry cake roundup!
Liz Lampman created these lovely strawberry shortcake cake pops, you can find the recipe over at Life Love Liz.
And she says: “These lush strawberry shortcake cake pops are the most amazing summer treat you will ever make. They are absolutely perfect for a lovely summer dessert!”
10. Japanese Strawberry Shortcake (Rice ‘n Flour)
Let’s turn things up a notch in this recipes for strawberry cake roundup!
What do you think of this next recipe: Japanese strawberry shortcake from Holly, you can find it on her website called Rice ‘n Flour.
She says: “My cake is inspired by a popular Japanese treat. It is a sponge cake but there they actually call it shortcake. It is extremely light and fluffy in texture. That in combination with the fresh strawberries and whipping cream is a match made in heaven. You will love it!”
11. Strawberry Tres Leche Cake (Mind Over Batter)
Well I have never made a tres leches cake before.
I might now that I found the recipe for this strawberry tres leches cake over at Mind Over Batter.
Mrs. M.O.B. says this about her recipe: “This strawberry tres leche cake is so creamy and perfect it is almost a religious experience. Although tres leches cakes are not stacked, I gave it a try and we loved it!”
Thanks Mrs. M.O.B.!
12. Strawberry Milkshake Ice Cream Cake (Taste And Tell Blog)
Let’s shake it up in this recipes for strawberry cake roundup, literally!
When I saw this strawberry milkshake ice cream cake that Deborah Harroun made, I was sold right away. You can find the recipe on het website Taste And Tell Blog.
And she says this about her cake: “This strawberry milkshake ice cream cake is simple: layers of strawberry cake and strawberry ice cream, frosted with sweetened whipped cream. A delicious and fun to make ice cream cake, give it a try!”
13. Strawberry Upside Down Cake (Cookie Named Desire)
I had heard of a pineapple upside down cake.
Ever thought of making one with strawberries? Here is your chance!
Look at this strawberry upside down cake from Amanda over at Cookie Named Desire!
Amanda says this: “Such an easy cake to make. Very few ingredients needed, especially fresh strawberries. No complex techniques. This strawberry cake is so tender, light and moist. Plus, it stores well to enjoy later.”
14. Chocolate Strawberry Mousse Cake (Vikalinka by Julia Frey)
Time for chocolate!
Chocolate and strawberries, another match in heaven. So what do you think of this chocolate and strawberry mousse cake? Credits for this recipe go to Julia Frey, she is behind the website called Vikalinka.
This is what she says about her cake: “I know this chocolate and strawberry mousse cake really looks like it comes right from a fancy patisserie shop somewhere… But let me tell you that it is so easy to make at home. You will love it!”
15. Baked Strawberry Cheesecake (Kitchen Sanctuary)
I always include a recipe from Nicky in my roundups!
And of course she has the perfect recipe to add to this recipes for strawberry cake collection! Look how lush this baked strawberry cheesecake looks. Check out Nicky’s great website called Kitchen Sanctuary for more amazing recipes!
And she says this: “You are going to love this strawberry topped cheesecake! Creamy cheesecake on a light biscuit base, and then that glossy strawberry sauce on top. This cheesecake easily feeds 12 people, you can also freeze it too! Perfect to make ahead, this flavorful cheesecake will impress your family and friends.”
16. Mini Strawberry Buttercream Banana Coconut Cakes (Passion Spoon)
Another one of my favorite food bloggers: Mateja over at Passion Spoon!
She created these mini strawberry buttercream banana coconut cakes, and they look absolutely amazing!
She says this: “I am absolutely sure that these mini strawberry buttercream banana coconut cakes will put a smile on your face. The cake flavors here are lovely, that together with the strawberry coulis and the silky strawberry buttercream. Delicious.”
17. Strawberry & Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake (Inside Bru Crew Life)
We haven’t seen a lot of cakes with chocolate here in this recipes for strawberry cake roundup.
How about some chocolate chips? This strawberry and chocolate chip bundt cake will make your family and guests so happy, I am sure.
Credits for this recipe go to Jocelyn over at Inside Bru Crew Life!
And here is what she says about this cake: “Make this strawberry bundt cake, and your family and friends will love you for it. The chocolate chip and chocolate covered strawberries make this lovely strawberry cake a fun dessert for your next food party or dinner.”
18. Strawberry Swiss Roll Cake (Tatyana’s Everyday Food)
Have you ever made a swiss roll before?
I did, and I loved it! Give it a try as well wit this strawberry swiss roll cake from Tatyana, a recipe that I found on her website called Tatyana’s Everyday Food.
And she says this: “This light and fruity strawberry swiss roll cake is fluffy and melts in your mouth! I make this classic using an easy vanilla sponge cake recipe and fill it with fresh strawberries in the end. Love that creamy mascarpone whipped cream frosting on top as well. An elegant and delightful dessert!”
19. Strawberry Crumb Cake with Vanilla Glaze (Baker By Nature)
We have almost come to the end of this recipes for strawberry cake roundup…
Number 19 is a lovely recipe by Ashley Manila from Baker By Nature, and it is a strawberry crumb cake with vanilla glaze. Doesn’t that sound amazing?
She says: “Strawberry lover? Then this is a cake for you. Soft and fluffy, fresh strawberry filling inside, loaded with buttery crisp crumbs, topped off with a vanilla glaze. Just look at it, yum!”
20. Strawberry Layer Cake (Natasha’s Kitchen)
The last one!
The honour goes to Natasha Kravchuk for this strawberry layer cake, a recipe that you can find on her website Natasha’s Kitchen.
And she says this: “This strawberry layer cake is the best! One of my friends made this cake for her son’s birthday. Loved it so much that I just had to ask for the recipe. It was so good, let me share this treat with you all.”
I love strawberries, we have a large raised bed in our garden. Love the recipes. I do wish I could find a way to “pin” this page to Pinterest.
Gorgeous recipes. And thank you again, for including me as well, June.