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Tuesday, 28 January 2014

Strawberry Marble Cake (eggless)

Luscious strawberry in a moist sponge makes this cake delicious.

Ingredients:

225g (8 oz) self-raising flour
225g (8 oz) butter, at room temperature
225g (8 oz) caster sugar plus 2 teaspoons
4 eggs or (4 tablespoons egg replacer mixed with 4 tablespoons water )
1 teaspoon baking powder
10 strawberries
1 teaspoon  natural red food colouring

Method:

1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C / gas mark 4.
2. Mix the egg replacer with 4 tablespoons water whisk and keep aside.
3.Mix together the butter and 225 g sugar until light and fluffy.
4. In a separate bowl sieve together the flour and baking powder
5. Add spoonful of flour and egg replacer alternately into the butter and sugar and fold it in until all the flour is mixed in.
6. Chop the strawberries into small pieces and add 3/4 of them  to the batter and fold them in
7. The remaining 1/4 of the strawberries place in a food blender with 2 teaspoons sugar and whizz blend them to form a smooth puree.
8. Sieve the puree to remove pips. Add 1 teaspoon red food colour to this puree and mix it in. Pour the puree into a plastic piping bag and keep aside.
9. Grease and line a rectangular cake tin .
10. Pour the cake batter in the tin and tap the tin gently to spread the batter out evenly.
11. Cut a tiny hole in the piping bag and pipe red swirls all over the top of the cake batter.
12. Using a cocktail stick swirl the red strawberry puree into the batter.
13. Place the cake in the oven to bake for 35-40 mins at 180 degrees c /350 degrees F . Check the cake is done by inserting a skewer in the cake if it comes out clean cake is baked.
14 Remove from oven and cool  on a wire rack before serving.


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46 comments:

  1. Yum, that looks delicious! Thank you for sharing!

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  2. Looks delicious - I wonder if I could eat it - I have a strawberry allergy but cooked is fine (I eat strawberry jam with no problem...

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    1. Fiona you can make it with blackberries or raspberries instead.

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  3. Yummy cake, looks very appetizing!

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  4. Lovely and mouthwatering preparation. Strawberry cake is making me crave for it.
    Deepa

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    1. If you were near by you could pop over for a cuppa and a slice.

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  5. This cake looks super gorgeous with the marbled strawberry patterns. Must try.

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  6. that's an awesome cake... looks so yum...

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  7. Delicious! !! Love the lovely marble effect you have got on the cake! !!

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  8. Yummy! Nice preparation with strawberries!

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  9. Yummy strawberry cakes, the perfect way to cheer up a miserable, cold and blustery January day :)

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  10. fantastic cake :) look super moist !!

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  11. Nanya, this looks scumptious! Could you subtitute other berries as well do you think?

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    1. @ emma you can use raspberries or blackberries.

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  12. Ooh strawberries. Can't wait for summer and the strawberry season to start. Your cake looks really good with the dashing red swirl.

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    1. @ chocolette why wait till summer you can get strawberries now also.:)

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  13. Marble looks amazing! I love quick and easy cakes, would love to try this one without eggs. xx

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  14. Looks both delicious and easy to make! Thank you.

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  15. Red swirls look brilliant. Very innovative.

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  16. mmmm.....yummmm... Looks mouthwatering. Amazing clicks

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  17. Hi, incredible cake and I hope I can make it as good as yours.

    You truly make me want some and make it. At the moment I got to go and eat some cake :)

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  18. I love the bright colour of the strawberry. Not sure I've ever tasted eggless cake before so I'll definitely try this x

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  19. Nanya, this looks and sounds wonderful! I love easy cakes and breads for having with tea or coffee.

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  20. Nayna, not sure if the last comment went through. This cake is lovely - looks and sounds yummy.

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  21. Oh wow this looks soooo good! I really need to learn how to bake!

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  22. Lovely cake....Love the props too ...

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  23. Hmmm... yum! I love anything and everything with strawberries! Thanks for sharing :)

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  24. Yum, looks really pretty too!!

    Helen X
    www.allthebeautifulthings.co.uk

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  25. Ohh wow! That looks so tasty! May have to give it a try x

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  26. wow that looks amazing the colours are soo vibrant x

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  27. I love the colour swirls through the cake. I vote serving it with custard, I know that is dairy, but vegan custard is very good!

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  28. I love marble cakes , beautiful colours in there ! Manjiri- sliceoffme

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  29. o0o0o thanks for this! My inlaws have a friend who cant/doesn't (I cant remember) eat eggs and they want to take something round for a party- this will be perfect! :) x

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  30. That's simply gorgeous... Amazing clicks

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  31. Thank you for the recipe - I've bought the ingredients & will be making this tomorrow (wasn't easy to find fresh strawberries though)! - Hope it's as nice as yours looks :)

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  32. Thank you for the recipe - I've bought the ingredients & will be making this tomorrow (wasn't easy to find fresh strawberries though)! - Hope it's as nice as yours looks :)

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  33. Sounds mouth watering & sensational, looks scrummy too!

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  34. I made this yesterday and my grandchildren just loved it! It will for sure become a family favourite

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  35. My husband would love this, he's crazy for strawberries. Have bookmarked for our anniversary!

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  36. It looks absolutely delicious, would love to try this :-)

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  37. This cake looks so lovely and moist! I'd love to try it with raspberries. x

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  38. That looks really great, love the red.

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  39. Made this on saturday at it was sooooo delicious! All gone by Sunday!

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  40. I like the red running through the cake. Great idea.

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