White Layer Cake with Whipped Cream Frosting and Strawberry Filling
White Layer Cake with Whipped Cream Frosting and Strawberry Filling
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    If you are looking for a show stopping cake, this white layer cake is perfect! With a delicious strawberry filling, the vanilla cake is topped with whipped cream frosting for a wonderful dessert center piece.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup water
    • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
    • ½ cup granulated sugar
    • 2½ pounds fresh strawberries (washed, stemmed & divided)
    • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 2 tablespoons fresh-squeezed lemon juice
    • Red food coloring (if needed and/or desired)
    • 16 ounces cream cheese (softened)
    • ¾ cup confectioners’ sugar (divided)
    • 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract or vanilla bean paste
    • ¾ teaspoon almond extract
    • ¼ teaspoon table salt
    • 4 cups heavy whipping cream ((1 quart))
    • 4 cups bleached cake flour, such as Swan’s Down ((16 ounces))
    • 8 ounces unsalted butter, pliable but cool, about 65°F ((2 sticks))
    • 2/3 cup virgin coconut oil, solid, room temperature ((4 ounces))
    • 2¼ cups granulated sugar ((16 ounces))
    • 2½ teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • ¾ teaspoon kosher salt ((half as much if using table salt))
    • 1 cup egg whites (from about 8 large eggs), room temperature ((8½ ounces))
    • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
    • 1 teaspoon almond extract
    • 2 cups cultured low-fat buttermilk, room temperature ((16 ounces))
    • 1 pound fresh strawberries (washed, dried, hulled and halved)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 16
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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