Chocolate Strawberry Whipped Cream Cake

Details

Time
4 hours
Skill Level
Expert
Yields
1 cake

Like chocolate cake with strawberries? Then you'll love this moist chocolate cake with strawberry inside. The secret is a strawberry whipped cream filling to die for. Perfect for a picnic or an ideal ending to a holiday meal as well.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
30 minutes
Bake Time
10 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes
Chill Time
2 hours

Ingredients

  • 3

    eggs

  • 1 cup

    granulated sugar

  • 1/3 cup

    water

  • 1 tsp

    vanilla extract

  • 3/4

    all-purpose flour

  • 1/4 cup

    HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa

  • 1 tsp

    baking powder

  • 1/2 tsp

    salt

  • 1 tsp

    powdered sugar

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?
add a garnish

Add a garnish

Make our Strawberry Whipped Cream Filling and Royal Glaze to complete the recipe as shown in the image.

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

pan
15-1/2x10-1/2x1-inch pan
paper
wax paper
mixing bowl
mixing bowl
mixer or blender
mixer or blender
wire rack
wire rack
microwave
microwave
bowl
microwave-safe bowl
1

Heat oven to 375°F. Grease 15-1/2x10-1/2x1-inch jelly-roll pan. Line with wax paper; grease paper.

2

Beat eggs in medium bowl on high speed until very thick and cream colored, about 5 minutes; gradually beat in granulated sugar. Stir in water and vanilla.

3

Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; gradually add to egg mixture, beating just until blended. Pour into prepared pan.

4

Bake 10 to 13 minutes until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Immediately invert pan onto linen towel sprinkled with powdered sugar; carefully peel off wax paper. Invert cake onto wire rack covered with wax paper. Cool completely.

5

Prepare "Strawberry Whipped Cream Filling". Cut cake into 4 equal rectangles, 10x3-1/2 inches. Divide filling into thirds and spread evenly on 3 rectangles, leaving 1 plain rectangle for top. Cover and refrigerate until firm. To assemble, stack layers on top of each other with plain cake layer on top. Top with Royal Glaze; refrigerate until ready to serve. Cover; refrigerate leftover cake.

Use milk chocolate chips for a milder chocolate glaze.

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