Friday, August 10, 2012

Strawberry Coffee Cake THB



Another month with The Home Bakers (THB) and we have made strawberry coffee cake.  With the fruit in season, this was a pleasure to make.  The cake has cream cheese in it which always makes a cake better.  The strawberries filled the cake with goodness,  This one was a success for us.

Strawberry Coffee Cake  selected by Alice  (gluten-free)

8 ounces cream cheese
3/4 cup oil
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup milk
2 eggs
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
2 cups gluten-free flour mixture
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Method:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

In the mixer bowl, combine cream cheese, butter and sugar and beat until light and fluffy.

Stir in milk, eggs and vanilla and beat thoroughly.

In another bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.  Stir to blend.

Add dry ingredients to cheese mixture and beat until smooth

Spread half of the batter in the pan.  Cover with the strawberries and then the other half of the batter.

Top with mixture of brown sugar and nuts.

Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes or until the cake is golden brown and clean when a toothpick or sharp knife comes out dry.



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21 comments:

  1. Hi Chaya!

    Love your cake, yup its a winner! Eating my last piece right now, for breakfast, with ice cream; and not sharing with my DH (cos he left early this morning for a business trip!).

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  2. Definitely a winner! Love the strawberries!

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  3. Hi chaya,
    Love the clean layers in your cake. This surely was a good recipe. Will definitely bake again.
    Have a nice weekend!
    Anuja

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  4. What a gorgeous coffee cake! I love that it has fruit infused into it!

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  5. Lovely bake, Chaya! The next time, I must try slicing and layering the strawberries in the center. Yes, this recipe is a keeper! Will be baking this again, soon!

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  6. Eileen-Hundred Eighty DegreesAugust 11, 2012 at 6:40 AM

    Hi Chaya, I can see the sliced strawberries placed on top of the cake, so yummy!

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  7. hi Chaya, I agree, this is one delicious cake I hv to bake again :)
    yours is just georgeous :)

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  8. I love strawberry cake, but actually never baked one with cream cheese.
    Wonderful cake you made and I'd loooooooooooove a slice to two

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  9. I don't think I've ever had Strawberry Coffee Cake, Chaya. It sure sounds intriguing especially with that cream cheese!!! I sure wish you were giving out taste testings, just to be sure of course, lol...

    Thank you so much for sharing...

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  10. Looks great! Thanks for linking up to Foodie Friends Friday party!

    Robyn from Robyn's View

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  11. This looks awesome. Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday. Remember to come and vote for your favorite recipe today.
    http://marlys-thisandthat.blogspot.com

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  12. Hi!

    I would love you to join My Sweet Party and the theme for August is Childhood favourites. Check it out:
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    Cheers!

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  13. Looks delicious! Thank you for sharing at Foodie Friends Friday!

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  14. You got my vote for favorite recipe link at Foodie Friends Friday Linky Party! You'll be featured on my blog at our next Linky Party 8/17! Cindy

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  15. Great new twist on a coffee cake. Makes it very dessert-like.

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  16. Looks good but I havent done mine ... :(

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  17. Hi Chaya,

    I always have "fear" baking with gluten free flour but I think your cake looks really good!

    Zoe

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  18. Hi Chaya,
    It's a great recipe!
    Don't you know that you can store and share your recipe with more than 13,000 foodies around the world?
    We have an online cookbook and community, and surely we're always looking for more creative recipes to add to our database.
    www.mycookbook.com

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  19. Cool! This is such mouth watering recipe. This is absolutely one of the most beautiful looking coffee cakes I've ever seen. I'll try to bake this super yummy cake as a gift to my lovely sister. :)

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