Cake with buttercream and soft fruit

2016-06-07
  • Servings : 14 slices
  • Prep Time : 35m
  • Cook Time : 40m
  • Ready In : 1:15 h
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Do you have a birthday party for someone very important and want to surprise? We have the perfect cake for you! This cake with buttercream and soft fruit has the ideal flavor and a delicious look! Bon appetit!!!


Cake with buttercream and soft fruit | Food From Portugal
Cake with buttercream and soft fruit | Food From Portugal

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Ingredients

  • For the cake:
  • 5 eggs
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 200 grams (1 1/4 cups) brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 225 grams (1 2/3 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 150 grams (5 1/3 ounces) strawberries
  • 150 grams (5 1/3 ounces) raspberries
  • 125 grams (5 1/3 ounces) blueberries
  • For the cream:
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 200 grams (about 1 cup) softened butter
  • 250 grams (1 3/4 cups) powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. For the cake:
    2. Preheat the oven to 150ºC (300ºF). Grease a round cake pan (20 x 7 centimeters (8 x 2 3/4 inches)) with margarine and dust with some flour.

    Step 2


    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the eggs, brown sugar and the lemon zest until a homogeneous and creamy mixture. Add the honey and mix for 2 to 3 minutes until it’s nicely incorporated. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until obtain a creamy mixture.

    Step 3


    1. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan
      Cake with buttercream and soft fruit | Food From Portugal
      and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 40 to 45 minutes (the time depends on the oven).
      Cake with buttercream and soft fruit | Food From Portugal

    Step 4


    1. Remove the cake from the oven and let cool a little.

    Step 5


    1. For the cream:
    2. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the butter, milk and the vanilla extract until a very creamy mixture. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the powdered sugar and beat until obtain a consistent cream.

    Step 6


    1. Wash, remove the stem from the strawberries and cut them into pieces.

    Step 7


    1. Slice the cake in half with a long knife. Place the bottom slice of the cake on a plate and fill the middle with a portion of the cream and the strawberries.
      Cake with buttercream and soft fruit | Food From Portugal
      Cover with the top slice of the cake
      Cake with buttercream and soft fruit | Food From Portugal
      and spread the remaining cream over sides and top of the cake.

    Step 8


    1. Garnish the cake with blueberries and raspberries and refrigerate about two hours.

Cake with buttercream and soft fruit

Nutrition facts per serving (14 slices)

Calories: 329


Total Fat: 13.5 g(17%)

Saturated Fat: 8 g(39%)

Cholesterol: 89 mg(30%)

Sodium: 111 mg(5%)

Total Carbohydrate: 49.5 g(18%)

Protein: 4 g

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