Helpi Need To Make A Strawberry Cake From Scratch W/o Jello

Baking By cakeaddictunite Updated 4 Jan 2010 , 9:49pm by cakeaddictunite

cakeaddictunite Posted 4 Jan 2010 , 8:01pm
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i am in search of a cake recipe for a strawberry cake made with strawberries and no jello... could i omit the milk for strawberry puree???
please help!!!!! icon_sad.gif

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sadsmile Posted 4 Jan 2010 , 8:12pm
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I think the best and most flavorful way to make it is to add crushed freeze dried strawberries to a luscious vanilla butter or vanilla cake. Extracts are tricky and imitation strawberry is very different from real strawberry goodness. It really depends on what is wanted.I would use the dried strawberries. The freeze dried strawberries have all the color, flavor and none of the acidic moisture that makes havoc of cake and icing. Crush it all smooth or leave some smallish sized chunks(pea sized). Either way would be great.

Edited to add: you can usually find them at a whole food store or health food store.

CookieD-oh Posted 4 Jan 2010 , 8:25pm
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cakeaddictunite Posted 4 Jan 2010 , 8:39pm
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CookieD-oh .... ty but im trying to go mix~less which is harder than you would think!!!!

cakeaddictunite Posted 4 Jan 2010 , 8:40pm
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sadsmile ..... all i have available are frozen whole strawberries....

icer101 Posted 4 Jan 2010 , 9:02pm
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i would type in on my home page.. strawberry cake from scratch... you will probably see lots of them.. lots of people use frozen berries in their batter... you don,t have to use a mix or jello.. so try that. i thought there were some on this site under scratch recipes.. hth

JanH Posted 4 Jan 2010 , 9:03pm
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..moving to Recipes request forum. icon_smile.gif

CookieD-oh Posted 4 Jan 2010 , 9:24pm
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The second link I posted is a scratch cake w/o gelatine.

sadsmile Posted 4 Jan 2010 , 9:25pm
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Order some on-line. From what I read before cakes with real juicy strawberries fall apart and are soft.

cakeaddictunite Posted 4 Jan 2010 , 9:45pm
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icer101 ..... ty so much for your help

cakeaddictunite Posted 4 Jan 2010 , 9:49pm
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Thank you everyone for all your help!!! thats why I love this site~everyone is so eager to help~!!!!kudos!!! icon_smile.gifprincess.gif

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