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Strawberry and Mascarpone Cream Layer Cake

Light, fluffy, pillowy soft layers of sponge cake with fresh, delicious strawberries

How long will it take?

50 minutes

What’s the serving size?

Serves 8


What do I need?

  • Sponge Cake
  • 225g butter, at room temperature
  • 225g caster sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 225g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Mascarpone Cream filling
  • 200ml thickened cream
  • 200ml mascarpone cheese
  • 3 tbsp caster sugar
  • To decorate
  • 1 large punnet of strawberries
  • Icing sugar

How do I make it?

Sponge Cake

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C and grease 2 x deep, 20cm round cake tins.
  2. Beat butter and sugar together with an electric mixer until pale.
  3. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Add in the flour and baking powder and beat until just combined.
  5. Divide the mixture between prepared tins and bake for 15-20 mins until lightly golden brown.
  6. Cool on a wire rack before assembling.​​​​​​

Mascarpone Cream Filling

  1. Whip the thickened cream, mascarpone cheese and sugar until light and fluffy using electric beaters.

Assemble

  1. Using a serrated knife, carefully slice each cake horizontally so you have 4 layers.
  2. Place the first layer of cake on your cake stand and spoon a ⅓ of the mascarpone cream into the middle. Spread it out evenly using an offset spatula, being careful to take it right out to the edges (for presentation purposes!)
  3. Add a layer of sliced strawberries on top of the cream, as neatly or messily as you wish.
  4. Put the next layer of cake on, and continue spreading the mascarpone cream followed by the chopped strawberries between each layers.
  5. When the top layer has been placed, dust over some icing sugar and top with whole strawberries.
  6. Enjoy!

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