Strawberry Mascarpone Cake

  • prep: 1 hr
  • cook: 50 min
  • total: 1 hr 50 min
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  • Summary

    A simple lemon scented cake filled with mascarpone cream and topped with Grand Marnier soaked strawberries.

    Ingredients

    • For the Cake:
    • 2 cups sifted cake flour (sift before measuring)
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • ½ cup unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 1 cup granulated sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla paste (or vanilla extract)
    • ½ teaspoon almond extract
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1 cup buttermilk
    • Zest of 1 lemon
    • 1 teaspoon coarse sugar (such as Turbinado)For the Simple Syrup:
    • ¼ cup granulated sugar
    • ¼ cup water
    • 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier (or other liquor as desired)For the Strawberries:
    • 4 cups fresh strawberries, cut if large
    • ¼ cup Grand MarnierFor the Cream:
    • 12 ounces Mascarpone (1½ cups)
    • 12 ounces Heavy Whipping Cream (1½ cups)
    • ½ cup confectioners' sugar, siftedGarnish:
    • Confectioners' sugar

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 4747 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 179 g 276.01%
    • Saturated Fat: 48 g 241.12%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 255 mg 84.93%
    • Sodium: 3959 mg 164.95%
    • Calcium: 801 mg 80.08%
    • Potassium: 2268 mg 64.79%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 17 mg 93.97%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 716 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 16 g 65.21%
    • Sugar: 544 g
    • Protein: 92 g
    • Alcohol: 3 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 37 g
    • Vitamin A 30.18%
    • Vitamin C 4.8%
    • Vitamin D 25.07%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat32
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk1
    • Exchange - Other Carbs35
    • Exchange - Starch7
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat9
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total9 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total17 oz-eq

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