Red & White Layered Cake
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Ingredients
  • Cake:
  • 1 1/4 cups sliced strawberries
  • 10 oz almond or coconut flour (about 2 1/4 cups)
  • 2 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp liquid stevia
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 cup low-fat organic buttermilk
  • 1/4 tsp red food colouring (or beet juice)
  • Coconut cooking spray
  • Frosting:
  • 3 oz goat or buffalo cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup organic butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons orange-flavoured liqueur
  • 3 tsp powdered stevia
  • 12 whole strawberries (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Place sliced strawberries in a food processor until smooth.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt, stirring with a whisk.
  4. Place stevia and 1/2 cup butter in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. Beat in egg whites.
  5. Add flour mixture and buttermilk alternately to butter mixture.
  6. Add pureed strawberries and food colouring; beat just until blended.
  7. Divide batter between 2 (8-inch) round cake pans coated with cooking spray.
  8. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until finished.
  9. Let cool for 10 minutes. Remove from pans and cool.
  10. Place cream cheese, butter, and liqueur in a medium bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until blended. Gradually add powdered stevia, and beat just until blended.
  11. Place 1 cake layer on a plate; spread with 1/2 cup frosting. Top with remaining cake layer. Spread remaining frosting over top and sides of cake.
  12. Cut strawberry into thin slices and place/fan strawberry on top and sides of cake just before serving.
Recipe by Exercises for Women & Female Fitness by Flavia Del Monte - Flavia Del Monte's Female Fitness Blog at http://www.flaviliciousfitness.com/blog/2014/04/17/easy-strawberry-cake-recipe/