Strawberry Whipped Cream Cake
I love strawberry. I think there are few people in this world who do not like strawberry. Strawberry goes in any kind of dessert. And where is the question of cake, strawberry cake is the most popular cake in the world. This cake fits for any celebration, like anniversary, birthday or to celebrate valentine's day. I made this one for the upcoming lovers' day Valentines' day. Love is in the air. Every lover is very much excited to impress their nearest and dearest one. Younger lovers are rushing to the gift shops to buy the best gifts for their sweetheart. But my strategy is to make something special for my love. So I decided to make this cake to celebrate Valentines' day in our way. This is very easy to make. Try this to impress your dearest one.
Steps to Prepare
To Make The Sponge Cake :
Pre-heat the oven to 350F.
Grease 2 8" pans with butter and dust some flour inside the pan.
Take a bowl and add the egg whites and beat with electric beater till the egg whites to medium peak. Add oil and beat again. I
n another bowl add egg yolks, sugar and vanilla extract and whip on medium speed till the mixture becomes smooth and light lemon color.
Now pour the egg yolk mixture into the egg white mixture and fold both the mixture very carefully. But not do it fast, otherwise the air formed insight the egg mixture will be gone.
In another bowl mix flour, baking powder and soda together. Add this dry mixture to the egg mixture and fold again to combine with the egg mixture carefully.
Divide the batter into the 2 prepared pan, tap to make even the batter, put the pans inside the preheated oven and bake until surface of cakes springs back when pressed and a toothpick or cake tester inserted into the center comes out clean, about 30 to 35 minutes.
Remove cakes from the oven, and let cool 15 minutes. Cut the uneven top of each cake to make them even the top. Run a knife or a cake divider (I used cake divider, I feel secure with it. But if you do not have one, you can use a long sharp knife) around the perimeter of each, and turn them out onto wire racks to cool completely.
Make The Frosting :
Take a stainless steel bowl, pour the cream into it and place the cream inside the freezer for 15 minutes. Combine strawberry extract, pink color, powdered sugar into the chilled cream and whip at medium speed until medium peaks form, about 2 minutes.
Cover the bowl and keep inside the refrigerator for atleast 1 hour to keep the cream firm.
Assembling The Cake :
Take one of the layers and put the layer on a cake base or cake stand. Soak the layer with the Strawberry syrup, by a spoon.
Now spread the whipped cream on the layer and spread the cream evenly all over the layer by using a long knife.
Add chopped strawberries on the cream spread. Place another layer on the strawberries and do the same for rest of the layers.
Now spread the remaining whipped cream frosting all over the cake and spread evenly to give the cake a nice and perfect look.
Now decorate the cake with chopped strawberries at the side and the top as I have done with my cake. Place the cake inside the refrigerator, remove just before cutting the cake.
You may decorate the cake as you like to.