Fresh Strawberrys to fill your cakes with. This was this found in my Land O Lakes Country cook book for a strawberry pie but I use it for filling in my cakes… Enjoy!
- 2-3 C. Mashed Strawberries
- 1 C. Sugar
- 3 Tbs Cornstarch
- 1/3 C. water
- 1/2 Tsp. Almond Extract
- 1/4 Tsp. Salt (or small pinch)
- 1. Wash and cut the strawberries, holding out 1 cup of cut strawberries 2. Mash and then Measure the strawberries, placing in a bowl (I like mine a little chunky so I don’t super mash) 3.Add sugar, cornstarch & cold water in a sauce pan, mix well then add 2 cups of mashed strawberries mix & cook on medium heat stirring constantly untill mixture thickens and comes to a full boil about 8-15 min. 4. Remove from heat stir in almond extract and the pinch of salt.. 5. Let it cool Optional: (Add the remaining cup of fresh strawberries… ) fill your cake and enjoy!