Lemon and Strawberry Cake

I made this cake for Mother’s Day. Actually I made it twice, one for my mommy, and one for my mother-in-law.

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(Sorry the lighting isn’t great in the second one!)

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I made 6″ lemon cakes (with the help of my friend Betty), then whipped up some fresh strawberry buttercream. I basically make my standard buttercream, but substituted almost all of the milk for strawberry puree. I added the strawberry first, then slowly added milk a tablespoon at a time until it was the consistency I was looking for.

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The picture above makes me happy.

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(We’re still working on our kitchen, which is why the walls look funny. It’ll be done soon though, yay!)

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Man… this cake was tasty.

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Oh yeah and I threw in a middle layer of chopped up strawberries mixed with a few drops of puree and a pinch of sugar. Easy, fresh, and yummy!

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After having the first piece at my mother-in-law’s for lunch, my first thought was that I wish I could have more… then I realized I would get another piece after dinner at my parents house that night. 🙂

 

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It was loved by my family members that love sweets, as well as those who don’t care much for them. It was a perfect party cake for a small group.

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2 Comments

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2 responses to “Lemon and Strawberry Cake

  1. I love the 6 inch cake pans! Your cakes look fabulous and that pink icing is wonderful.

  2. omg that middle looks amazingly delicious!!

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