Fluffy, buttery Vanilla Cake with Strawberry Frosting. You’ll love the moist, soft cake crumb & the fresh strawberry flavor of the frosting!
Every spring I get so excited for all the fresh berries to come into season. I love the bright colors, and it’s the perfect excuse to bake. Because there’s nothing more delicious than fresh strawberries, blueberries & raspberries.
So when I saw juicy, bright red strawberries in the grocery store – I knew exactly what I wanted to bake. Vanilla Cake with Strawberry Frosting.
It’s a fluffy, moist, vanilla sheet cake that has a delicious buttery, vanilla flavor. Then it’s topped with fresh strawberry buttercream frosting.
The cake is moist with the softest cake crumb for a few key reasons:
- We’re using real butter.
- Sour cream & whole milk for a moist cake & lots of flavor.
- Then we’re using cake flour for a delicate cake crumb & light texture.
Then the strawberry buttercream frosting has the most delicious strawberry flavor and the prettiest pink color from using fresh berries. Using fresh berries requires a few extra steps, but it’s definitely worth the effort.
I love taking classic recipes, and making a slight twist for something a little extra special but still tried & true. So if you’re thinking of making vanilla cake with vanilla frosting – I think this vanilla cake with strawberry frosting is the perfect alternative.