Chocolate Strawberry Cake

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Chocolate Strawberry Cake

Indulge in the delightful Chocolate Strawberry Cake, a decadent treat with a moist chocolatey base and a luscious strawberry filling, topped with rich chocolate frosting. Perfect for any occasion!

Decadent Chocolate Cake with Sumptuous Strawberry Filling

Ingredients:

  • 1 and 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1/2 cup strawberry jam
  • Chocolate frosting (homemade or store-bought)
Chocolate Strawberry Cake

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C).
  2. Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  4. Add eggs, milk, oil, and vanilla, and beat on medium speed for 2 minutes.
  5. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Pour batter into prepared pans.
  6. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  7. Cool for 10 minutes in the pans, then remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  8. Once cooled, spread strawberry jam on the top of one cake layer. Arrange sliced strawberries over the jam.
  9. Place the second cake layer on top and spread chocolate frosting over the top and sides of the cake.

Prep Time: 30 minutes | Cooking Time: 35 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Calories per Serving: 540 kcal | Servings: 12 servings

Chocolate Strawberry Cake

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q1: Can I use frozen strawberries instead of fresh ones for the filling?

  • A1: Yes, you can use frozen strawberries, but make sure to thaw and drain them before using.

Q2: Can I make this cake ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator?

  • A2: Absolutely! You can refrigerate the cake for up to 3 days, but it’s best enjoyed fresh.

Q3: Can I use a different type of frosting instead of chocolate?

  • A3: Of course! Feel free to use your favorite frosting, but chocolate complements the strawberry filling beautifully.

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