Strawberries and Cream Cake Recipe
This strawberries and cream cake recipe is a light, fresh, and delicious summery addition to any gathering or celebration that will delight your family and guests.
The recipe is easy to follow, and you will find it simple to put together after baking, layered, and decorated with fresh cream and juicy sweet plump strawberries.
This is a classic British cake, using easily sourced ingredients, it is not only mouth-watering but looks stunning on the table too. If displayed on a blue plate or cake stand you have a very British red, white, and blue combination.
Even those who do not regularly bake will be able to make this recipe and share it with pride and make an impression with your skills. It is deceivingly easy to make and serves a generous 14 slices.
Strawberries and cream at Wimbledon
Strawberries and cream are a very British combination, they have been served traditionally at the Wimbledon tennis championships since 1877 and this classic flavour duo continues to win our taste buds on any occasion.
The trend for serving strawberries and cream at Wimbledon began in Victorian times that coincided with the then, British season for ripe strawberries, the tennis tournament at that time had as few as 200 spectators.
The benefits of strawberries
Strawberries are basically a super food fruit when you weigh up the benefits of this nutritious berry. They are a useful source of folate, antioxidants as well as potassium and fibre. Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin C which is known to aid digestion. In studies they have shown to reduce inflammation too. Not only are they healthy but so deliciously sweet and juicy.
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