Strawberry Birthday Cake

Strawberry Birthday Cake

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Ingredients

  • Cake:
  • 1 c. butter, softened
  • 2 c. sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2-3/4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 2-1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 c. whole buttermilk
  • 5 egg whites (reserve yolks for strawberry curd)
  • Strawberry Curd:
  • 1 (16 oz) pkg frozen sliced strawberries in syrup, thawed and drained
  • ½ c. sugar
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 3 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ c. butter, cut in to pieces
  • 1 tsp. strawberry extract
  • Strawberry Frosting:
  • ½ c. butter, softened
  • 1 (8 oz ) pkg cream cheese, softened
  • ½ c. reserved strawberry puree (from strawberry curd)
  • 1 tsp strawberry extract
  • 6 c. confectioners sugar, sifted
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