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JILL BAKES | Strawberries and Cream Cake

Jill Stewart smiling with her strawberries and cream cake

It’s Wimbledon season and it’s the perfect time for this easy all-in-one sponge cake!


Jill Stewart (@jillbakes_)

County Antrim Foodie and Instagrammer


INGREDIENTS…

Serves 12


225g unsalted butter, at room temp

225g caster sugar

4 large eggs

285g self-raising flour

1 tsp vanilla extract

4 tbsp milk

2 tsp baking powder



To decorate:


350ml whipping or double cream

1 tbsp icing sugar

2 tsp vanilla extract

8-10 strawberries, washed and halved

3 tbsp strawberry jam or coulis



Strawberries and cream cake

INSTRUCTIONS…


Preheat oven to 160 degrees fan. Line a 9x13 inch baking tin with baking paper.


In a stand mixer or in a large bowl with a hand mixer, mix all the cake ingredients together for 2 minutes on high speed.


Pour the mixture into the lined tin. Use a spatula to spread it evenly.


Bake on the middle shelf for 29-32 minutes or until golden and a skewer comes out clean. Leave to cool.


Whip the cream, icing sugar and vanilla together in the stand mixer or with a hand" mixer until it just holds its shape. Spread over the cooled cake.


Dollop over some jam/coulis and use a skewer to marble it through. Add the strawberries.


Serve straight away. It will keep in the fridge for

1-2 days but is nicest on the day it's made.



Strawberries and cream cake

MEET JILL STEWART…


Jill Stewart, from Portglenone, is a true Foodie who brings her passions together to create a unique balance of both healthy dishes and sweet treats on her Instagram social media blog, Jill Bakes.


Jill is passionate about creating and sharing recipes on her Instagram platform (@jillbakes_) which are easy to follow, quick to make and not using hundreds of ingredients! And with over 50,000 followers, a lot of people are enjoying Jill’s food journey.



Jill STEWART in kitchen smiling with whisk in hand

The County Antrim lady has been a keen baker from a very young age, learning many skills from her late Grandma who was a fantastic baker.


Jill is a regular recipe contributor for Ireland’s Homes Interiors and Living magazine.


CLICK HERE to head over to INSTAGRAM to discover JILL BAKES - it is a fantastic blog where you'll discover enough inspiration to keep you baking and cooking for months!

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