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Strawberry Shortcake Layer Cake -

Strawberry Shortcake Layer Cake - A fluffy vanilla sponge cake filled with layers of whipped cream and juicy strawberries. Perfect for any occasion!
Course Desserts
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Author Rob

Ingredients

For 2 8 Inch Cake

  • 2 ¾ cups all purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 2/3 cup sugar
  • 5 egg whites
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 2 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cup halved strawberries plus more for topping

For the Whipped Cream For 8 Inch Cakes

  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • For 2 Layer 6 Inch Cake
  • 1 cup + 6 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1 1/5 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup plus 1/8 cup milk
  • 1 cup halved strawberries plus more for topping

For the Whipped Cream For 6 Inch Cakes

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar

Instructions

  1. 1. Preheat over to 350

    2. Combine all dry ingredients (minus sugar) into a small bowl and set aside. Combine the milk and vanilla in a small bowl and set aside.

    3.. Cream the butter in a large mixing bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer with a paddle attachment. Slowly add in the sugar until fully combined and fluffy.

    4. Add in the egg whites one at a time, making sure to combine each before adding the other.

    5. dd in about ½ of the dry mixture while mixing on a low speed. Alternate adding in dry and wet ingredients until they are all combined. Mix for an additional 3 minutes on a medium speed.

    6. Prepare the 2 8 or 6″ cake pans with nonstick baking spray and distribute the batter evenly between them.

    7. Bake for about 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

    8. Let cool completely before frosting.