Strawberry Shortcake Poke Cake

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This combination of ingredients makes a terrific Strawberry Shortcake Poke Cake. The strawberry poke makes it way through the wonderful yellow cake base and provides great contrast there as well as to the white topping. Strawberries are always a great fruit to choose for dessert and can be truly fabulous when fresh picked. This recipe is chock full of strawberries as well as being made from scratch. The topping is real whipped cream, a perennial favorite with everyone.

A cake from scratch can sometimes seem challenging but blogger and recipe creator, Serena makes it easy. She has included great close up photos of every step in the process and has photos of both mixing the raw ingredients as well as putting it all together once the cake is out of the oven and cooled. So you can set your fears aside if you have never made a cake and be sure that you have plenty of help on hand with this one. One very nice aspect of this cake is the inclusion of buttermilk. In addition to providing a really nice, subtle, tanginess to the cake, buttermilk helps the cake to rise up. So this cake will be light and delicious.

Poke cakes are great fun to make and one way to boost flavors and create something that is a bit different from the usual layer cake. They often look much better cut and served on the plate where the “poke” can be seen. Here, it is worth the trouble to cut the cake in order that the layers of yellow, rosy red and soft whipped white can be admired before the cake gets gobbled down. Be sure to also chill this cake completely to allow the flavors to fully come together before serving. This cake is a great choice for any meal, gathering, picnic or other get together that you might have on your calendar. Try it out soon.

Find out how to make this recipe and many others at the website, Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch, by following the link below.

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