Strawberry-filled Butter Cake

Lighter and fluffier to pound cake, this butter cake is made extra special with strawberries!


May 2012 (web-exclusive) | By Abbey Weston
Strawberry-filled Butter Cake
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Fruit

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Date Published

May 2012 (web-exclusive)

Lighter and fluffier to pound cake, this basic butter cake is made extra special with strawberries! Feel free to play around with other fillings and frostings.

Makes 1 (8x12 inch) cake  Prep Time 5 minutes  Baking Time  40 minutes

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 eggs
1/2 cup buttermilk
          (or substitute with 1/2 cup fresh milk + 1/2 teaspoon vinegar)
3/4 cup canned strawberries

Preheat oven at 350F.

2  Sift together flour and baking powder. Set aside.

3  Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time.

Alternately add dry ingredients and buttermilk to the butter mixture, making sure you end with  the dry ingredients.  Pour into greased 8-inch by 12-inch baking dish.  Top with strawberries.

Bake for 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.




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