Strawberries & cream cake

Strawberries & cream cake

Celebrate the arrival of summer with this delicious recipe from Chetna Makan, full with an abundance of fresh ingredients and colour. And for dessert what could be better than a simple cream cake plump with British strawberries

  • Contains dairy

  • Contains egg

  • Serves10
  • CourseDessert
  • Prepare30 mins
  • Cook20 mins
  • Total time50 mins
  • Plus10 mins cooling

Ingredients

  • 225g unsalted butter, softened
  • 225g self-raising flour
  • 225g golden caster sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 unwaxed lemons, zest and 2 tbsp juice

Filling

  • 550g strawberries
  • 2 unwaxed lemons, zest of all, juice of 1
  • 4 tbsp golden caster sugar
  • 200g mascarpone
  • 200ml double cream