Fresh Strawberry Filling

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!

Ingredients

  • 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)

Instructions

  1. 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!

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Comments (12)

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Yes you will have to put remaining in the fridge but it will hold very well without being in the fridge well it is in the cake.. I think it will soak into the cake a little but not sooper wet just like most fillings do.

on

i made this recipe and it made 2 cups once it was cooked down, enough to fill my 10'' cake :) very yummy

on

This was so yummy! It's definitely going to be a favorite filling. :) It soaks into the cake just a little bit, but not too much at all, I didn't put a layer of butterceam and it's just fine. I did store it in the fridge though, but mostly because of the buttercream icing.

on

Yum, Yum, Yummy. Thank you for sharing. Last week I put in the filling for a WASC and also used in the bc frosting with pink food coloring for my daughters bday party. They all loved it. Tomorrow using it to fill a 4 layer chocolate cake for Fathers day. Can't wait. Once again awesome - thanks.

on

Oh. My. Goodness!!! This is the BEST strawberry filling I've ever tasted. I just finished making it, and I cant stop eating it :)


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