Nothing looks so festive as sponge cake with strawberries and whipped cream white sand.At the request of the berries can be replaced by a fragrant jam that did not worsen the taste of dessert.To make this Irish national delicacy, you will need:
- 3 large eggs stored at room temperature;
- 225 grams of powdered sugar;
- 225 grams self-raising flour + 2 teaspoons baking powder, mixed together;
- 125 grams of softened butter;
- 100 grams of margarine;
- 225 grams of fresh strawberries, washed, peeled and finely chopped;
- 200 milliliters of whipped heavy cream.
Sponge cake with strawberries - recipe
Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.Lightly grease 2 baking dish.Put the bottom of greased parchment forms.Using a mixer or food processor, combine the eggs, sugar, flour and baking powder, softened butter and margarine until smooth mixture.The dough should have a soft consistency.If you do not have a mixer, you can use a wooden spoon.Divide the batter evenly over the two forms, and level the surface.Place on the middle shelf preheated oven and bake for twenty-five minutes or until the moment when the good cakes rise and turn golden brown.Remove the cake from the oven and let cool for five minutes.After that you should remove the cakes from the baking tin and let cool completely.After cooling, place one cake on a plate.Coat with a thick layer of strawberries and even thicker layer of whipped cream.Cover with a second Korzh and carefully connect the halves.
You can sprinkle the finished cake with strawberry icing sugar and garnish with whole berries and other ingredients.In addition, you can change the stuffing and put any seasonal fruits and berries - fresh raspberries, blueberries or cranberries with sugar, peaches.If you do not have fresh fruit, use fruit jam, smeared it with a thick layer.Do not take the frozen berries as they begin to let the juice, making the dough will be wet.
Optionally cake with strawberries can be supplemented with any other fillers that combine with this berry.For example, you can make a puree from a mixture of garden or forest berries.Also well with strawberries bananas.However, it is not recommended to add to this berry fruits such as apples or pears, because they have a different consistency.If you want to cook a cake in multivarka with strawberries, you should carefully read the instructions from the manufacturer, because the baking time may be different from the standard recipe.Furthermore, it is not recommended to replace the ingredients in the dough, such as butter, margarine.Then the dough is not so tender and tasty.
You can also turn this into an Irish national baking a birthday cake, frosting or decorating watering jelly layer and take the appropriate clearance.In any case, sponge cake with strawberries, you can supplement and improve indefinitely, to result in a stunning dessert.