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Tuesday, 03 July 2012 16:26

strawberry cake by barbara rolekRecipe by: Barbara Rolek

This recipe for Easy Polish Strawberry Cake Recipe or Ciasto z Truskawkami comes together quickly and takes advantage of seasonal fresh strawberries. But don't count out fresh apricots, plums, peaches and even pears. This is a great cake to eat with coffee or tea, on a brunch spread, for breakfast or as a snack.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Yield: 9-inch Strawberry Cake

Ingredients:

  •  6 ounces/170g room-temperature butter
  •  6 ounces/170g superfine/caster sugar
  •  Zest of 1 lemon
  •  4 large eggs
  •  1 tablespoon cider or white vinegar
  •  1 teaspoon vanilla
  •  5.5 ounces/160g all-purpose flour
  •  3.5 ounces/100g potato flour
  •  1 teaspoon baking powder
  •  14 ounces/400g strawberries, washed, hulled and sliced in half
  •  Confectioners' sugar for garnish

Preparation:

  • Heat oven to 350F/180C degrees. Lightly coat a 9-inch/24cm pan with butter and sprinkle with cake or bread crumbs.
  • In a large bowl or stand mixer, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the lemon zest and mix well. Beat in the eggs one at a time along with the vinegar and vanilla until well incorporated.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the flours and baking powder. Add to the butter mixture and combine at low speed until thoroughly mixed. Transfer to the prepared pan, smoothing down the top.
  • Arrange the strawberries, cut side down, in a decorative pattern on the surface of the batter. Pushing down lightly on the strawberries. Bake 35 minutes or until a toothpick tests clean. Remove to a wire rack and let cool 20 minutes. Unmold and serve dusted with confectioners' sugar, if desired.

Source: easteuropeanfood.about.com. Author: Barbara Rolek All rights reserverd. Photo copyright © Barbara Rolek

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 July 2012 08:02
 
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