Strawberry cake with chocolate frosting

Strawberry cake with chocolate frosting on a plate

Do you like strawberries and chocolate? Combine these two ingredients in this delicious strawberry cake with chocolate frosting. It's a simple cake with excellent presentation. Bon appetit!!!

Strawberry cake with chocolate frosting on a plate

MAIN INGREDIENTS OF THIS RECIPE:

- Strawberries, dark chocolate, granulated sugar, flour, eggs, milk

HOW TO MAKE STRAWBERRY CAKE WITH CHOCOLATE FROSTING:

For the cake: Wash the strawberries and remove the stem. Cut the strawberries into quarters and set aside.
Beat the sugar, eggs and the butter until obtain a homogeneous and creamy mixture. Add the milk, vanilla extract and mix for 2 to 3 minutes until it’s nicely incorporated. Add the flour and the baking powder and beat until a creamy mixture. Finally, fold with a spatula the strawberries in the dough. Dough of strawberry cake on a large bowl Pour the dough into the prepared pan Dough of strawberry cake on a round cake pan and bake for about 45 minutes. Strawberry cake on a round cake pan When the cake is cooked, turn it out onto a plate and let cool to room temperature.
For the frosting: In a large bowl, place the dark chocolate broken into small pieces and the hot milk. Let the chocolate soften for 2 to 3 minutes. Whisk until obtain a creamy mixture. Pour the chocolate cream over the cake and spread it with a spatula. Garnish with sliced strawberries, sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve.

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RECIPE VIDEO:

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Servings:: 12 slices
Prep Time: 35 m
Cook Time: 45 m
Total Time: 1:20 h
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Ingredients

    For the cake:

  • 250 grams (8 3/4 ounces) strawberries
  • 4 large eggs
  • 200 grams (1 1/2 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 150 grams (2/3 cup) granulated sugar
  • 100 grams (1/2 cup) butter to room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) milk
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • For the frosting:

  • 200 grams (7 ounces) dark chocolate
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) hot milk
  • 100 grams (3 1/2 ounces) sliced strawberries
  • Powdered sugar for garnish

Directions

  1. For the cake:
    Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Grease a round cake pan (20 x 7 centimeters (8 x 2 3/4 inches)) with margarine and dust with some flour.
  2. Wash the strawberries and remove the stem. Cut the strawberries into quarters and set aside.
  3. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the sugar, eggs and the butter until obtain a homogeneous and creamy mixture. Add the milk, vanilla extract and mix for 2 to 3 minutes until it’s nicely incorporated. Add the flour and the baking powder and beat until a creamy mixture. Finally, fold with a spatula the strawberries in the dough.
  4. Pour the dough into the prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 45 minutes (the time depends on the oven).
  5. When the cake is cooked, turn it out onto a plate and let cool to room temperature.
  6. For the frosting:
    In a large bowl, place the dark chocolate broken into small pieces and the hot milk. Let the chocolate soften for 2 to 3 minutes. Whisk until obtain a creamy mixture.
  7. Pour the chocolate cream over the cake and spread it with a spatula. Garnish with sliced strawberries, sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve.
Strawberry cake with chocolate frosting
Nutrition facts
Serves 12 slices
Per Serving:
% DAILY VALUE
Calories 299
Total Fat 14 g(18%)
Saturated Fat 8.5 g(42%)
Cholesterol 85 mg(28%)
Sodium 93 mg(4%)
Total Carbohydrate 38.5 g(14%)
Protein 6 g
 

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