Easy Strawberry  Spoon Cake

A sweet and buttery cake batter is topped with sliced strawberries that bake into the cake and create a juicy and jammy strawberry sauce. Spoon servings into a bowl (hence the name) and top with scoops of vanilla ice cream for the perfect, minimal effort dessert.

Strawberry Spoon Sauce – ½ cup granulated sugar (100 grams) – 2 teaspoons cornstarch – 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries – 2 tablespoons lemon juice, freshly squeezed – 1-2 drops of liquid red food color (optional) For the Cake – 1 cup (120 grams) all-purpose flour – ½ teaspoon table salt – 1 teaspoon baking powder – ½ cup butter, melted – ½ cup sugar – 1 egg, lightly beaten with a fork – ½ cup milk – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

– Strawberry spoon cake is an easy strawberry dessert recipe made with simple ingredients

– It’s fruity and irresistibly delicious (watch as the whole thing disappears quickly!)

– It’s a versatile sweet treat that can work for a classy brunch, a special occasion meal, or as a simple summer cake enjoyed at a barbecue.

Spoon cakes get their name from the best method of serving- scooped directly from the pan, fresh out of the oven, with a spoon. Strawberry spoon cake is somewhat like a cross between a cake and a pudding, since the fruity strawberries break down and create a jammy sauce that’s simply irresistible.

When slicing the strawberries, it helps to cut them somewhat thick, so they hold their shape during baking.

– Feel free to substitute frozen and thawed strawberries in this strawberry spoon cake recipe.

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