Strawberry Cake

January 28, 2016 / 35 Comments

This is one of my favorite cakes. If you’re tired of creamy, heavy and chocolaty desserts, this cake is definitely a keeper of a recipe ! This Strawberry Cake recipe is perfect for those looking for a fresh strawberry and blueberry flavors coming from scratch ingredients.

Preparation won’t take more than 30 minutes! Great for birthday parties.

sponge cake:

  • 3/4 cup flour,
  • 1/4 cup potato starch,
  • 3/4 cup sugar,
  • 5 eggs,

+ strawberries for decoration


  • 14.1 oz (400 g)  Mascaropne,
  • 11.8 (350 ml) chilled double cream,
  • ok. 1/3 cup strawberries and blackberry mousse,
  • 8-9 tbs caster sugar,
  • 2 tsp gelatin powder,
  • boiling water

sponge cake:

1. Preheat the oven to 320-338°F (160-170°C).

2. Whisk the egg whites until stiff.

3. Gradually add the sugar and eggs.

4. Sieve both flours, combine with the rest.

5. Pour the batter into prepared 20 cm round cake pan.

6. Bake in preheated oven for about 30 minutes.

7. Cool the cake,  cut horizontally into 3 layers.


1. Dissolve gelatin powder in few tbs of boiling water.

2. In a medium bowl whip double cream, combine with mascarpone, fruit mousse and castor sugar.

3. Add dissolved gelatine to the mixture, stir until smooth.


1. Put your first layer on the cake board, spread about 1/4 frosting evenly across layer.

2. Put the second cake layer on top and repeat with another layer of frosting.

3. Put the final cake layer top-down.

4. Frost the cake with the rest of the cream.

5. Decorate with strawberries sliced to half

6.Chill the cake until the frosting border firms up, at least 30 minutes.

Bon Apétit!

Strawberry Cake

Strawberry Cake

Strawberry Cake

Strawberry Cake

Strawberry Cake

Strawberry Cake

Strawberry Cake

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  1. This is so SPRING and beautiful! Love that mascarpone cream.

  2. mun says:

    This is such a unique looking cake. I am sure it tastes great!

  3. Natalie says:

    Ale bym teraz truskawek zjadła! Pyszności 🙂

  4. I’ve been dying to make a strawberry layer cake! Now I have the perfect excuse – it looks amazing 🙂

  5. Candy Pandas says:

    Ale cudowanie wiosennie się zrobiło 😀 Truskawki już nam się śnią po nocach i będziemy podobny torcik robić 😀

  6. That looks delish! So fresh and simple. Love the purple strawberry frosting, so pretty 🙂

  7. No nie, ale mi narobiłaś teraz ochoty na truskawki… mniami!

  8. Louise says:

    Oh my heavens, Marcela, your cake looks absolutely gorgeous!!! I wish it were strawberry season, I’d bake it right now!

    Thank you so much for sharing…

  9. ladylaura. says:

    Pyszny torcik,u mnie już sezon na truskawki rozpoczęty.

  10. O jak wiosennie się zrobiło 🙂 Świetne ciacho!

  11. Liz says:

    What a fabulous cake—we’re finally getting some nice berries in the market and this is the perfect way to showcase their deliciousness!

  12. no i zachciało mi się lata.. <3
    Piękny tort 🙂

  13. grace says:

    that frosting is a BEAUTIFUL hue! it must taste heavenly too. great cake!

  14. This looks dreamy! I love a berry-flavored cake, and the mascarpone filling sounds delicious.

  15. Sosna says:

    Bajeczny tort 😀

  16. Monica says:

    Gosh, the colors are so very pretty! It’s lovely for Valentine’s Day, springtime, any time!

  17. Katerina says:

    Ok I am never tired of chocolate but I love this cake and I love strawberries too! I can have both can’t I?

  18. Wow, gorgeous! And 30 minutes? Sold! 🙂

  19. wygląda cudnie, pyszne. istne dzieło 🙂

  20. You’re making me lookforward to spring! Where do you get fruit mousse?

  21. Daniela says:

    Beautiful post in every way: pictures, colors, textures and flavors.

  22. marcelina says:

    Delicje! 🙂 Wygląda bardzo wiosennie 🙂

  23. Adina says:

    Sponge cakes with this kind of dairy -fruit filling are my favorites. Such a pretty color, I have to try this combination as well.

  24. Łukasz says:

    Boski! <3 Aż tęsknię za owocami lata 😀

  25. wygląda pięknie! wiosennie, lekko i słodko. trochę tęskię za takimi ciastami, coraz więcej teraz różnych wypieków, ale zapomina się właśnie o prostych przekładańcach 🙂

  26. Ritu Ahuja says:

    Wow!! This is super delicious. Love it. Yum Yum Yum 🙂

  27. This cake looks SO good, sweetie! Kisses

  28. Magda C. says:

    Fantastyczny tort!

  29. Cudowny Do tego te piękne zdjęcia ! Jestem zachwycona 🙂

  30. Beautiful colour!
    Your cake looks so delicious 🙂

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