Homemade Strawberry Lemonade Cake

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How To Make It:

Ingredients For The Cake:

1-1/2 cup milk room temp

3-1/4 cups flour


1 tbsp baking powder

2 cups sugar


1 cup puréed strawberries (measure strawberries before you purée them)


12 tbsps butter softened


1 8oz package strawberry gelatin


1 tbsp vanilla


4 large eggs

I added 2 drops magenta coloring

Zest from one lemon

1 tsp salt


For glaze :

Juice from two lemons


2 drops yellow food color

1- 1/2 cups powdered sugar



Directions:

Preheat oven 350


Grease cake pan of your choice


(I used the Heritage pan)

In mixing bowl whisk together sugar, flour, gelatin, baking powder and salt.


Add butter and beat with mixer on low speed until mixture looks sandy.


Combine the milk and vanilla and add all at once. 

Mix at low speed for 30 sec. then increase speed to medium and beat for 30 sec.

Scrape the bottom and sides of the mixing bowl. 

With mixer running at low speed add 1 egg at a time mixing 30 sec. after each egg.


Scrape bowl and beat at medium high speed for 30 sec.

Fold in strawberry purée and zest of one lemon.


Transfer batter to pan of choice.

Bake 35-40 minutes or until toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean. 

Remove from oven allow to cool for 5 minutes. 

Turn onto wire rack and allow to cool completely. (Don’t remove pan until completely cool)



Glaze:

Mix powdered sugar, juice from 2 lemons and food color. Whisk together completely. Microwave 10 seconds. Drizzle over cake. Garnish with fresh strawberries.

Enjoy.

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