German strawberry cake

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Julie

Julie

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
40
min.
Preparation
20
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-8+
500 g strawberries
200 g flour
60 g sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1 tbsp vanilla sugar (divided)
125 g butter
egg
25 g sliced almonds
250 g mascarpone cheese
2 tbsp milk
butter for greasing
mint for serving
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • oven
  • bowl
  • hand mixer with beaters
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • frying pan
  • baking pan
  • whisk
  • small bowl
  • rubber spatula

Nutrition per serving

Cal
415
Protein
6 g
Fat
29 g
Carb
33 g
  • Step 1/5

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, and half of the vanilla sugar in a bowl with the hand mixer. Cube the butter and add it to the bowl with the egg and mix to combine.
    • 200 g flour
    • 60 g sugar
    • 2 tsp baking powder
    • ½ tbsp vanilla sugar
    • 125 g butter
    • egg
    • oven
    • bowl
    • hand mixer with beaters
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, and half of the vanilla sugar in a bowl with the hand mixer. Cube the butter and add it to the bowl with the egg and mix to combine.

  • Step 2/5

    Clean and hull strawberries. Toast sliced almonds in a frying pan until they start to brown and become fragrant.
    • 500 g strawberries
    • 25 g sliced almonds
    • frying pan

    Clean and hull strawberries. Toast sliced almonds in a frying pan until they start to brown and become fragrant.

  • Step 3/5

    Grease a baking pan and transfer the batter to the pan. Bake at 180°C/350°F for approx. 20 min.
    • butter for greasing
    • baking pan

    Grease a baking pan and transfer the batter to the pan. Bake at 180°C/350°F for approx. 20 min.

  • Step 4/5

    Whisk the mascarpone cheese, milk, and remaining vanilla sugar in a small bowl. Remove cake base from the oven and let it cool down.
    • 250 g mascarpone cheese
    • 2 tbsp milk
    • ½ tbsp vanilla sugar
    • whisk
    • small bowl

    Whisk the mascarpone cheese, milk, and remaining vanilla sugar in a small bowl. Remove cake base from the oven and let it cool down.

  • Step 5/5

    Place a plate over the cooled baking pan and invert the cake onto the plate. Spread the mascarpone mixture over the cake and place the strawberries on top. Sprinkle with toasted, sliced almonds and decorate with mint leaves. Slice and enjoy!
    • mint for serving
    • rubber spatula

    Place a plate over the cooled baking pan and invert the cake onto the plate. Spread the mascarpone mixture over the cake and place the strawberries on top. Sprinkle with toasted, sliced almonds and decorate with mint leaves. Slice and enjoy!