Monday, April 11, 2011

Strawberry Cream Cake

I love the way fresh berries start to hit the grocery store just as summer is about to begin.  I also grow them in my garden, and I love to eat them straight from the patch.  Making jam and desserts with the sweet berries just seems like the natural thing to do.  I found this recipe on the Williams Sonoma website (although their picture looks dramatically better than my real-life version) and knew I had to take a stab at it last Mother's Day.  All I can say is that it was fantastic.  Definitely something to try when fresh strawberries hit a market near you.


P.S. This recipe was a huge hit.  I know this because there weren't any leftovers to bring home (not even one small slice).  I suppose that is a good thing:)

6 comments:

Rachel said...

That looks amazing! I love anything with berries. You make jam too? Very impressive!!

Katie said...

oh.my.gawsh. That looks AMAZING!!!

Brooke said...

THIS LOOKS SO GOOD! I love strawberries :)

Julia, the Thanksgiving Girl said...

I love it when fresh berries start appearing in supermarkets too!! A sure sign of summer :) And congrats on teh cake beign such a success!! Always feels good when something like this happens :)

Andrea said...

Thanks for the recipe -that cake looks fabulous!!!! Yummmm!

pics-o-andrea

Novelista Barista said...

yum!!!

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