Wedding is one of the most auspicious and special events in a couples life. The wedding cakes are a necessity to celebrate this event. Some couples prefer to bake wedding cakes at home while some order it online. The famous polka-dot strawberry cake can quickly bake at home.
Wedding Cake: Polka-Dot Strawberry Cake
Ingredients Required To Prepare The Cake
One kilogram strawberry
One tablespoon of icing sugar
Half lemon juiced
Butter to grease
One large egg
25grams of golden sugar
25grams of plain flour
Pink food color
Red food color
Eight large eggs
200grams of golden sugar
200grams of flour
Two teaspoons of baking powder
50grams of melted butter
Two teaspoons of vanilla extract
500grams of mascarpone
Five tablespoons of icing sugar
300ml of double cream
Three tablespoons of apricot jam
Step By Step Preparation To Prepare The Cake
Firstly, take 300grams of strawberries and slice it. Our it in a pan with lemon juice and icing sugar. Put the pan under heat and wait until the juice runs. Cook it for two minutes without covering the lid. Pour it in the blender and mix it. Make sure you remove the seeds.
Take a baking pan and line with a parchment paper. Then grease it with oil. To make the polka dots take the eggs and sugar and mix it with a hand blender until it turns pale and thick. Take a spatula to mix the added flour. Finally, add strawberry puree with a few drops of red and pink food colorings.
The third step is to take a swiss roll tin and pour small dots of the polka dot mixture on the base. Make sure to leave tiny spaces between each dots. Put it in the freezer for twenty minutes until the pink dots are firm.
The next step is to heat the oven for baking the cake. You can try to make the mixture at once. Take and whisk the eggs and sugar until the mixture turns pale. You can also check by looking at the blades of the blender. It takes eight to ten minutes. Then add the baking powder and flour to the mixture followed with butter and vanilla. Then fold the entire mixture with a spatula.
Next, place half the mixture in a cake tin with all the preparations. Bake the cake for fifteen minutes and put it in a tea towel. To prepare the fillings, you have to mix the strawberry puree, icing sugar, and mascarpone. Slice strawberries in small pieces. Keep on whipping the cream until it is soft enough. Mix it with the sliced strawberries.
The next step is to get back to the baked rectangular cake and cut it in round shapes. Place the cake in the bottom layer. Then add the icing on the cake and flatten it. Top the last coat and add the filling. Refrigerate the cake for forty-eight hours.
The Final Step
Finally, remove the cake from the tin and slide it in a serving plate. Spread the fillings and sliced strawberries on top of the cake. Then heat the apricot jam with water and brush it on the berries. Dust the top layer with icing sugar. You can now serve the chilled cake. The wedding cake is thus ready to present itself.