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Strawberry Layer Cake

Recipe photo courtesy of Petrina Tinslay

Fresh, colorful, and delicious, this dessert layers vanilla cake with tart jam, juicy strawberries, and sweet whipped cream.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, August 2010
Total Time Prep Servings


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For the Filling


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  • sprucevalefarm
    21 JUL, 2018
    Overall, this recipe has a lot going for it. It was relatively easy to make, and it made enough for a party of 12+ people, all of whom liked it very much. I did make a couple of changes. Since it seemed like it would be too much sweet, I used less sugar for the filling and not as much jam as the recipe called for. I also used all organic ingredients, which I prefer. My only complaint is that it can't be made the night before. I made everything I could in advance, but there was still quite a bit to do the day of the party. Generally, I prefer to make the lead up to a party as relaxing as possible, for my sake and my guests. If you are someone who doesn't mind feeling a little harried, then it shouldn't be a problem.
  • anupriyakapoor
    16 JAN, 2017
    can we half the recipe ???
  • mbaker2312
    14 JUN, 2015
    Awesome recipe! I made a few changes (substituted honey for sugar to sweeten the strawberries and only added in 1 tablespoon powdered sugar to the whipped cream). I would HIGHLY recommend for a wonderful summer dessert!
  • MS112582826
    27 DEC, 2014
    I love this cake! It is so tasty! However, It was impossible to get the right texture for the white cream. Anyone get it right? I've tried twice already... Alwso ,it did not grow as much as I expected.
  • Bertine
    29 SEP, 2013
    My family loves anything with strawberries. I hope to make this when strawberries are in season again. Thank you Martha Stewart.
  • dgcountry
    23 JUN, 2013
    This cake it a favorite in my household. I've been searching for that one recipe that everyone will beg me to make again and again......this is it.....beware: this is a tall cake! Make sure you have a cake dome that's big enough - it will stick to the lid.
  • MS10698984
    31 MAY, 2012
    its gorgeous

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