Strawberry Birthday Cake Aug 18, 2017 20:39:54 GMT -8 Shaliza likes this Quote Select PostDeselect PostLink to PostMemberGive GiftBack to Top Post by marti on Aug 18, 2017 20:39:54 GMT -8 Strawberry Birthday CakeIngredients1 cup butter, softened2 cups sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 3⁄4 cups all-purpose flour2 1⁄2 teaspoons baking powder1⁄4 teaspoon salt1 cup whole buttermilk5 egg whitesStrawberry Curd (recipe follows)Strawberry Frosting (recipe follows)Garnish: fresh strawberriesInstructions1Preheat oven to 350°. Spray 3 (9-inch) round cake pans with nonstick baking spray with flour. Set aside.2In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy. Add vanilla, beating to combine.3In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Add flour mixture to butter mixture in 3 batches, alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture.4In another bowl, beat egg whites at high speed with an electric mixer until stiff. Fold in egg whites, one-third at a time. Divide batter evenly among prepared pans.5Bake until a wooden pick inserted in the centers of layers comes out clean, approximately 20 minutes. Let cool in pans for 10 minutes. Remove from pans, and let cool completely on wire racks.6Spread Strawberry Curd evenly between layers. Spread Strawberry Frosting on sides and top of cake. Garnish with fresh strawberries, if desired.