Feb 9, 2016

Strawberry Summer Cake Recipe

This is one of  recipe which i wanted to bake for a very long time. . I always wanted to make a simple strawberry cake which should be easy to make and taste yum. And this is the cake..

This cake is a basic vanilla cake recipe, but has strawberries in them. You can infact use any berries as you like. And any fruits will be good as well, specially mangoes.

This cake fits for any special occasion, or you can make anyday special with this cake.. Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time - 10 mins
Baking Time : 60 mins
Serves: 6 to 8
Recipe Source: Onceuponachef


All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1 1/2 cup / 180 grams
Sugar - 1 cup + 2 tblspn for topping / 200 grams + 2 tblspn
Unsalted Butter - 6 tblspn / 85 grams
Vanilla Essence - 1 tsp
Egg - 1
Milk - 1/2 cup / 120 ml
Baking Powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Salt - 1/2 tsp
Strawberries - around 2 cups or as needed

(My 1 cup measures 240 ml)


Preheat oven to 180 degree C. Grease a 9 inch round tin with oil and dust with flour. Set this aside.

Mix together flour, baking powder and salt and set aside.

Now take butter, vanilla and sugar in a bowl and use a beater to whip this up.

Now add in egg and whip again till fluffy.

Now add in half of the flour and fold gently. Add in milk and the remaining flour and fold gently. The batter will be thick.

Now spoon this batter in the baking pan and top with halved strawberries. Now sprinkle sugar on top and bake for 50 to 60 mins.  Insert a toothpick to check whether the cake is done, If the toothpick comes out clean then the cake is done.

Now let the cake cool in the tin for 15 mins or so.Now slice and serve.

Take all your ingredients

Grease a 9 inch tin with oil and flour it well..Set aside

Take flour in a bowl

add in baking powder and salt

mix well

in another bowl, take butter

whip it till creamy

add vanilla

add sugar and whip again till creamy

now it is fluffy

add in half the flour mix in

fold gently

add half of the milk

add in remaining half of the flour mix in

fold again gently

now the batter is done

spoon the batter in the pan

spread evenly on top

now it is spread

take your strawberries

remove the top

slice in half

arrange it on top

sprinkle little sugar on top

now bake this for 50 to 60 mins


Slice and serve


  1. HI aarthi,
    I don't understand the following measurements.
    All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1 1/2 cup / 180 grams
    Sugar - 1 cup + 2 tblspn for topping / 200 grams + 2 Tblspn
    Please help.!

  2. Instead of egg what can we add?? Looking yummy:)

  3. I came across your blog while looking for some cake recipes and liked a lot. How amazing! I will keep an eye on your post.

  4. Dear aarthi,
    Please clarify about the measurement
    If 1 1/2 cup is 180gms
    How is 1 cup + 2 tblspn is 200 gms?

  5. @Anonymousthe measurements will vary for each ingredients

  6. @aarthi d cake looks awesome n I'm gonna make it ..yum

  7. @aarthi d cake looks awesome n I'm gonna make it ..yum

  8. Yum!! This strawberry summer cake recipe is really great. Would love to try this for my cousin’s bridal shower. Thanks for the recipe. She has booked one of garden party venues in NYC for the party. Very excited for her.

  9. Substitute for baking Pwdr and vanilla essence ??

    1. You can use any essence for vanilla. But baking powder cannot be substituted


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