Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Strawberry Streusel Cake


 This is a versatile coffee streusel cake, flavorful and buttery with a sandwiched layer of fresh strawberries and finally topped with cinnamon flavored crumbly crust.The streusel or the sprinkle is flavored with butter and cinnamon and nuts. Give this recipe a try,you will surely love it.

Ingredients
For the topping
Flour- 1/2 cup
brown sugar- 1/2 cup
butter- 3 tsp
cinnamon- 1/2 tsp
chopped pecans 1/2 cup
Strawberry 8-10


For the cake
Flour- 1 1/2 cup
baking powder 1 1/2 tsp
salt- 1/2 tsp
Unsalted Butter -1/2 stick
Sugar- 1/2+ 2 tsp
Eggs-2
vanilla essence- 1 tsp
sour cream- 1/3cup


Pre- heat oven to 325 degree F. Prepare cake tin by greasing and then dusting with flour.

To make streusel topping,mix in brown sugar flour and cinnamon. Cut butter into small pieces and using a pastry blender or the with the tip of your fingers rub in the butter with the flour mixture till it resembles wet sand. Mix in chopped pecans and keep aside. 


Slice strawberries and keep aside.Mix together flour, salt and baking powder.

Beat butter and sugar till soft and fluffy with a mixer and add in sour cream and vanilla essence. Add one egg at a time and beat well. Gently fold in the flour little  little until well combined.
Pour half of the batter into the greased pan.Layer the strawberry on the batter,sprinkle two tsp of sugar and 1/3 of the streusel topping mixture.Pour in the second layer and sprinkle the rest of the topping evenly over the batter.Bake till the cake is cooked or till a tooth pick inserted at the center comes out clean. Allow it to cool completely before serving.


Try this..
Hope you will all enjoy...

45 comments:

  1. Have grabbed my piece.Looks awesome.

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  2. Truly mouthwatering- what a gorgeous n scrumptious cake!
    US Masala

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  3. Awesome cake..first time here..nice space..

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  4. That looks absolutely mouth watering, love the presentation and that beautiful first pic, just drool-worthy :)

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  5. Lovely delicious cake looks awesome.

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  6. Thanks for visiting, hope to c u more often :) loved the look of the cake, truly tempting!
    TC

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  7. I am drooling over that wonderful cake1

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  8. Superb cake....love to have a bite..:)

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  9. Nalla moist and delicious cake! Kandittu thanne kothi varunnu..

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  10. Cake looks heavenly. Great preparation.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  11. droolworthy cake.love it any time.

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  12. Looks delicious and tempting too...

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  13. Strawberry cake looks awesome delicious.

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  14. wow.. great nd beautiful clicks .. i can imagine the taste...looks delishhh
    ammaandbaby.blogspot.com/

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  15. gorgeous and mothwatering cake!!!!!!!!

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  16. first time here..love ur blog,and beautiful clicks! yummy cake..do find time to c my blog too.

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  17. Such a marvellous cake, love streusel cake and with strawberries never say no to have a slice anytime..

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  18. that recipe just calls out SPRING :)

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  19. wow...such a gorgeous and tempting cake....the pics made me drool....yum yum

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  20. Super delectable wedge of a cake. Love the way the glaze is dripping down. I am not much for glazes of frosting but this one is minimal and I love it!

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  21. wow so wonderful and tempting cake !! so excellent pics !!

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  22. oru cake expert aanalle....looks yum

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  23. Hi Suja,
    What a lovely blog you have and a lot of yummy recipes.. I will to go through all of them leisurely.
    Plz collect FOOD MAZAA AWARD from my blog.It is a small token of appreciation from me to all my frieds.

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  24. Wow, what a beauty! The cake slice with the drizzled icing and luscious berry looks totally irresistible, trust me! Ah, you tempt me too much!

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  25. I love the colour of your cake and the texture is superb..very droolworthy picture.

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  26. Superb looking cake,i had strawberries with me last week and i was wondering what cake to me.At last made strawberry milkshake.Next time will try this cake

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  27. that looks so perfect. bakery le pastries oorma varunno...

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  28. Suja! this is too much to tempt me like this!!! The pictures are truly eye candy :) I will bookmark this to make in the summer

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  29. This looks divine ... absolutely wonderful! Thanks for sharing ... I wish I could have a slice of this cake :)

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  30. Ohh my way too teempting chechi, adipoli cake!

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  31. delicious I make strawberry streusel a little different I like this haven't used pecan before
    thank you for sharing regards

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  32. Gorgeous slice of cake looks delish.

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  33. My mouth is watering now...Great palette of dessert there.. SUJA SUJA.. drooling here dear

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  34. OMG....anyone would want to dive into it.....yummy cake...very well presented

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  35. i have to repeat tht i'm totally in love with your recipes...and honestly...wouldn lie on Good Friday (:P) i feel compelled to try most of your recipes if not all...my suja sugathan recipe folder is going to leak soon!

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