Strawberry Cream Gateau

It’s time for blog hop again…..This is a wonderful event started by Radhika of
The event  has already completed it’s 3 months and now we have a new set of blogger friends to visit….This week I am again paired with of Divya of……As I told you before , she has a beautiful blog and the recipes are amazing…..I tried this gateau from her collection and it came out great…..

All you need is

For the cake

Flour-105 gms
Baking powder-12 tsp
Sugar-125 gm
Butter-7 gms {melted }
Boiling water-55 ml

For the Soaking syrup

Sugar-14 cup
Water-14 cup
Rum-2 tsp

For the frosting

Heavy whipping cream-3 cups
Confectioner’s sugar-1cup

Method of preparation

For the cake

Pre heat the oven to 350 degrees
Grease and line an 8″ pan with parchment paper ( baking time will increase or decrease depending upon the size of pan used )
In a bowl, whisk together, flour and baking powder
Beat eggs and sugar till light and fluffy with a hand held electric blender ( approx 3-4 minutes )
Fold the flour in the eggs with a silicon spatula ( do not over mix at this stage )
Fold the melted butter and water
Pour the batter in the pan and bake for 20 minutes
Cool in the pan for 5 minutes
Take out from the pan and cool on the wire rack

For the soaking syrup

Mix water and sugar and boil till sugar is dissolved
Add rum to the cooled syrup

For the filling 

Whip the cream and sugar till stiff peaks are formed
Chop 5-6 strawberries and add them to 2 cups of whipped cream
Keep the remaining cream as it is

Assembling the cake

Cut the cake in to 3 layers
Put one layer on the cake board and brush 13 rd of the soaking syrup on it
Cover with half of the cream with strawberries
Put another layer of cake on top of this
Brush with 13 rd of the syrup and cover with remaining cream with strawberries
Cover with the third layer of cake
Brush with the remaining syrup
Cover the cake with the remaining whipped cream
Decorate as you like

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  1. says

    Neha, I m so in love with your blog. It looks like a cake which is done for weddings. Very neat. You should probably start your bakery or something . Awesome and i m still drooling. First time here and loved everything on your blog.

  2. says

    hi neha
    I have to tell you that i tried out this cake and it was just ammazing….by far the best cake i made..i have put up the recipe on my blog…have tried out your corn cheese balls too…those were a big hit too….i definitely trust your recipes…can’t wait to try others…thank you

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