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Jun 14 2014

National Strawberry Day

National Strawberry Day-

Its National Strawberry Day! One of my favorite garden treats has its very own special day. Who knew? Our garden is abundant with beautiful berries. I have always loved strawberries. I eat fresh strawberries nearly every day, all year round. But the best ones come from our garden. Look at these beauties. Red plump sweet and delicious. If I could give you a bowl full I surely would. Instead I hope you will enjoy one or all of these wonderful strawberry filled recipes.

national strawberry day

We have been enjoying low fat and sugar free smoothies

strawberry smoothies low fat recipe( you can find my recipe here).

I think my mini strawberry trifle will be made soon too .

mini strawberry trifle recipe katherines corner

you can find my recipe here.

 

Its been a while since I shared a Taste Of Home recipe with you. For those of you who are new to Katherines Corner ( welcome)  I am a Taste Of Home Blogger. :-)

Happy National Strawberry day! Lets make a strawberry jam cake ♥

national strawberry day

(image and recipe courtesy of Taste of Home)

Ingredients

1 cup butter, softened
1-3/4 cups sugar
5 egg whites
2 cups pureed strawberries
1/2 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon strawberry extract
3 cups cake flour
2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
FROSTING:
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup butter, softened
3-1/4 cups confectioners’ sugar
1/4 cup pureed strawberries
1/2 teaspoon strawberry extract
1 cup seedless strawberry jam, divided
Sliced fresh strawberries, optional

Directions
Grease and flour three 9-in. round baking pans; set aside.
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add
egg whites, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in
the strawberries, sour cream and extract. Combine the flour, baking
powder, baking soda and salt; add to the creamed mixture. Transfer
batter to prepared pans.
Bake at 350° for 22-26 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near
the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from
pans to wire racks to cool completely.
For frosting, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until
fluffy. Add the confectioners’ sugar, strawberries and extract; beat
until smooth.
Place bottom cake layer on a serving plate; top with 1/2 cup jam and
1/2 cup frosting. Repeat layers. Top with remaining cake layer.
Spread remaining frosting over top and sides of cake. Garnish with
sliced strawberries if desired.

Yield: 12 servings.

 

This would be a nice treat for Fathers Day Too. Hoping all of the Dads and Dad figures in your life have a wonderful Fathers Day ♥

 

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  1. Lori

    National Strawberry Day? Yes, who knew, but how great! I too love strawberries and the strawberry jam cake looks divine…Have a wonderful weekend! Aloha, Lori

    1. Katherines Corner

      I know, I was so excited yo see my favorite fruit has a whole day xo

  2. Janine Huldie

    Huge fan of Strawberries here and that cake looks simply amazing, Happy Father’s Day to your husband tomorrow and enjoy the weekend now, Katie :) xoxo!!

    1. Katherines Corner

      thank you sweet Janine xo

  3. channonsworldchannon

    I am looking forward to making, and eating, the mini trifles.

    1. Katherines Corner

      I think you will enjoy this simple treat. Hugs

  4. Weekends Are Fun Party

    We loooove strawberries here, your recipes look decadent!! I think the Triffle would be a hit. I just pinned all three to my Berry Dessert Board!!! And I Tweeted out and G+ your post!! Enjoy your weekend!! Happy Day to all Fathers in your family!!!

    1. Katherines Corner

      Thank you , it is such an easy recipe and our grandchildren love it. xo

  5. culinaryginger

    Wow, some beautiful recipes.

    1. Katherines Corner

      thank you, hugs!

  6. Alex J. Cavanaugh (@AlexJCavanaugh)

    How ironic – I just ate a bowl of strawberries and I didn’t even know it was National Strawberry Day!

    1. Katherines Corner

      Ahhh irony…”gotta” love it giggle

  7. myrecentfavoritebooks

    All of these recipes sound delicious! =)
    Pinned!

    1. Katherines Corner

      thank you for pinning ♥

  8. KizzyDoll

    Yum, I love strawberries :)))) Happy weekend doll xx

    1. Katherines Corner

      Me too sweetie, one of my favorite things! xoxox

  9. Missy

    My favorite dessert is strawberry shortcake, your cake sounds delicious!

    1. Katherines Corner

      I think you might like the new recipe I’m sharing soon. xo

  10. Patti

    Ooooh, thanks for the recipes, I think that trifle is just the ticket! YUM!!!
    Hugs,
    Patti

    1. Katherines Corner

      always happy to share. I hope you will enjoy the trifle. Hugs

  11. rozpaige

    I had no idea that there was a special day for strawberries! I love your photo of the strawberries spilling out of the colander! Happy Father’s Day to your sweetie! And yes, Katie, please count me in for your next giveaway. I’ll message you dear!
    xo
    Roz

  12. Ricki Jill Treleaven

    This cake looks fantastic. I pinned it!

  13. MissLaughsLot (@LDYPrefers2Save)

    What a great tip! My name is Misty, and I am one of the guest hosts this week for the Merry Monday’s #7 Linky Party! I wanted to stop by, check out this awesome post, and thank you for linking up! Also, I will be retweeting this as well! I agree with you on how awesome strawberries are as I grew up in two towns, both of which hosted Strawberry Festivals!

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