Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Strawberry pastry cake

I saw this pastry cake is very popular among local food bloggers recently, so i gave it a try too. If you don't like a too oily butter cake, you should try this pastry cake. If you are planning to give away cakes for your friend or relatives, this is one type of cake that will definitely well received by them as it has nice presentation and taste good.

Strawberry Pastry Cake


Strawberry Pastry Cake

After i checked few of the links provided by other bloggers, I think this recipe was 1st posted by Little Corner of Mine. I just bake it with fresh strawberry for the 1st time.

Strawberry Pastry Cake*use 8” cake tin
(printable recipe)

100g butter
150g sugar
50g sour cream/yogurt (I use natural flavour of yogurt)
3 eggs
1tsp Lemon zest
210g cake flour
1tsp baking powder

500g fresh strawberry, or other type of fruits of your choice

1. Wash and cut strawberry and toss with sugar (if desired).
2. Grease (with butter) and line the base of cake tin with parchment paper.
3. Beat butter, sugar till pale and fluffy.
4. Add in yogurt and mix well.
5. Add egg one at a time, combine well.
6. Fold in flour, slowly combine and mix well.
7. Pour cake batter into prepared pan and smooth out the top.
8. Arrange strawberry on top of the cake batter, don’t press the fruits down into the batter.
9. Bake at preheated oven at 180c for 60-80mins or until a skewer comes out clean.
10. Dust the cooled cake with some icing sugar if desired.



Strawberry Pastry Cake
Happy Baking !!

41 comments:

PranisKitchen said...

sonia no doubt everyone likes this cake. how perfect one friend.. u r baker .. strawberry is my favorite fruit so i really liked this delicious yummy tasty cake

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

wow!!! perfect bake.Luks too soft...

Nina's said...

Sonia, this is wonderful! compliments!

Pete said...

Not oily but still looks good!

Bo said...

Great looking cake...I love anything strawberry!

Somewhere in Singapore said...

Strawberry is something i like also...

Chow and Chatter said...

lovely cake perfect with afternoon tea!

Mary said...

This is really lovely. You've made me hungry with those gorgeous photos. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

Anh said...

Beautiful cake. Do you think it will work with apples?

Yummy Koh said...

I also baked this last week end but with mixed fresh fruits.

Little Inbox said...

It really looks beautiful and moist.

Honey Bee Sweets said...

I am so gonna make this cake later! Thanks for the recipe Sonia. ;) Looks really moist inside....yum!

Jess @ Bakericious said...

Sonia, this cake looks so moist, must b very yummy. This is in my baking list too, I must make myself available to bake this cake. Thanks for sharing.

Kitchen Corner said...

I like any cakes go with fruits especially berries. This one looks good and wish to have a cup of tea with a piece of this in this raining day now!

AngieYHL said...

Sonia, i really like this cake. Thinking of baking for the second round.

mimid3vils said...

Why the strawberries sinking?

ai wei said...

bookmarked! will have a try :)

Cheah said...

Moist cake looks yummy! And your pics are mouthwatering too!

knickknacks said...

I tried this recipe just recently too! But my strawberries were all sunken to the bottom of the cake!

Angie's Recipes said...

A perfect summery cake! Really like the 2nd picture!

Jane Chew said...

o... nice cake! Will try out soon.

Elin said...

Sonia...nice pastry cake especially with fresh fruits...yummy thanks for sharing :)

Sherleen.T said...

the cake looks yummy and very appetizing...perfect for high tea!!!hehe..

divya said...

luks fantastic,very tempting also...

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

sonia....gorgeous berry beauty cake...love strawberries...and this looks heavenly..so soft n moist and looks so cute with the strawberries in betn...

Little Corner of Mine said...

Lovely cake! So great for summer when all the berries and peaches are on sales.

Su-Lin said...

This does look so delicious! I love cakes with fruits in them.

kitchen queen said...

the cake looks lovely and yummy and perfect.

Nadji said...

Je dirai tout simplement : Mon dieu que ce gâteau est beau.
Il semble délicieux.
See soon.

Cinnamon-Girl said...

What a gorgeous cake! So delicious with fresh strawberries!

My Little Things Corner said...

Its soooo nice! yummy...mmmmmm

Happy Homebaker said...

This is one of my favourite cake too! I love baking and eating it ;)

3 hungry tummies said...

It looks good Sonia and so simple too!

Jo said...

This looks like a great tea-time cake. Simple, delicious with fresh fruit and looks so moist plus fluffy.

Jeannie said...

That's a gorgeous cake! Looks delicious too!

GayathriRaj said...

Hey thats a yummy dish....simply delicious one...came out really very fluffy and too good one...

ajcabuang04 said...

This looks moist!! And it's strawberry season so it's perfect!!

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Anonymous said...

I'm a novice baker......what is cake flour.is it the same as self-raising flr. tq

Colin Woon said...

Wonderful looking delicious pastry cake! Nicely done Sonia, these photos makes me drool!

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

dear all, Thanks for stopping by and leave your kind words, much apperciated.

Anh, this cake work for any fruits, apple would be a good idea too.

knickknacks, do not press the fruit, try next time this way.

Anonymous said...

hi, can i omit the lemon zest and replace with something else?...if no, how can i make the lemon zest?

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