Strawberry Cream Brunch Cake

Strawberry Cream Brunch Cake

Treat your guests to this wonderful almond topped strawberry cake - perfect dessert to be served at any brunch!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:35

Hr:Mins

Makes

16

servings

Cream Cheese Filling
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup sugar
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1
large egg
Cake
2 1/4
cups all-purpose flour
3/4
cup sugar
3/4
cup cold butter or margarine
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
3/4
cup sour cream
1
teaspoon almond extract
1
large egg
1/2
cup strawberry or raspberry preserves
1/2
cup sliced almonds
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and side of 10-inch springform pan or 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with shortening; lightly flour.
  2. In small bowl, mix filling ingredients until smooth; set aside.
  3. In large bowl, mix 2 1/4 cups flour and 3/4 cup sugar. Cut in butter, using pastry blender (or pulling 2 table knives through mixture in opposite directions), until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Reserve 1 cup of the crumb mixture. Stir baking powder, baking soda, salt, sour cream, almond extract and egg into remaining crumb mixture. Spread batter over bottom and 2 inches up side (about 1/4 inch thick) of pan.
  4. Pour filling over batter. Carefully spoon preserves evenly over filling. Mix almonds and reserved crumb mixture; sprinkle over preserves.
  5. Bake springform pan 50 to 60 minutes, 11x7-inch dish 35 to 45 minutes, or until filling is set and crust is deep golden brown. Cool 15 minutes; remove side of springform pan. Serve warm if desired. Store covered in refrigerator.
Makes 16 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Make-Ahead:
Cool cake completely then wrap tightly and freeze up to 1 month. To thaw, let stand at room temperature several hours before serving.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 320
    • (Calories from Fat 160),
  • Total Fat 18g
    • (Saturated Fat 10g,),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 210mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 35g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 4 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.