Strawberry Crunch Cake

Published February 1, 2006.

Why this recipe works:

To keep our Strawberry Crunch Cake’s meringue layer crunchy and light, we whipped egg whites stiff with a little cream of tartar, then baked the meringue until it was dry and crisp. For our Strawberry Crunch Cake recipe’s other layers, we prepared our favorite yellow cake recipe, sliced the… read more

To keep our Strawberry Crunch Cake’s meringue layer crunchy and light, we whipped egg whites stiff with a little cream of tartar, then baked the meringue until it was dry and crisp. For our Strawberry Crunch Cake recipe’s other layers, we prepared our favorite yellow cake recipe, sliced the cake in half, and sandwiched meringue, whipped cream, and strawberries between the layers.

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Makes one 8-inch layer cake

Strawberries are the unofficial fruit for Valentine’s Day, and this dessert—with tender yellow cake, sweet whipped cream, and crunchy baked meringue—shows them at their very best.

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