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Strawberry Torte - A Family Feast

Strawberry Torte

  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon Fiori di Sicilia (optional)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, cut into ¾ inch dice
  • 2 tablespoons Turbinado Sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream butter until light and fluffy.
  3. Add sugar, baking powder and salt and beat until well creamed.
  4. With mixer running, add one egg at a time and mix to combine. Scrape bowl and mix again.
  5. Add vanilla and optional Fiori di Sicilia and mix to combine.
  6. Add flour and mix on low until a thick, almost dough like batter is formed.
  7. Spray a 10 inch low rimmed cake pan with pan spray and pour in batter. Spread batter to edges.
  8. Place the two cups of cut up berries over top, seed side up.
  9. Sprinkle the Turbinado sugar over the top and bake for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  10. Serve warm or at room temperature.