A Show Stopping Strawberry Cream Cake

Strawberries and cream a potent combination! A deliciously perfect summer dessert with summer kissed strawberries that my family and friends love!

Good Dinner Mrs Mellen

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A wonderful light white cake that is filled with whipped cream and strawberries! Need I say more. This cake is my sister’s favorite and when  I lived near her I made this cake for her birthday.  I don’t know why I haven’t made this cake for such a long time but this year I brought it back for my twins birthday. Everyone just loved my version of strawberry short cake!

Cake:

6 eggs, separated

1 13/4 cup shifted all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

1 tablespoon grated lemon peel

2 pints strawberries, washed and hulled

Cream Frosting:

2 cups heavy cream, chilled

1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/4 cup currant jelly,  melted

In a large electric mixer bowl let egg whites warm at room temperature for 1 hour.  Sift four with salt. With mixer at high speed beat…

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