Strawberry crunch pound cake
150g to 200g strawberries or other fruits depending on the season
°2 large eggs
°120g of sugar
°1 lemon (zest and juice)
°50g cold butter
°icing sugar (dusting)
Equipment: 1 springform pan of 24 cm, mixer or food processor.
Preheat the oven Th 6 / 180°C rotating heat.
1 – Prepare the base of the cake: whisk the sugar and whole eggs at high speed for 5 minutes. The mixture should triple in volume. Then slowly incorporate the flour, lemon zest and juice. Butter a cake tin and pour the preparation.
2 – Cut the strawberries in 2 and spread them over the preparation without pushing them down. (depending on the fruit used, you will cut them into medium pieces).
3 – Cut the cold butter into small pieces and spread it over the preparation and the fruit. Sprinkle with 1 to 2 tbsp. sugar.
COOKING: Put in the oven Th 6 180°C rotating heat for 25 mins.
Remove from the oven and unmold on a wire rack after 5 minutes. Sprinkle with icing sugar.
Jardin-des-gourmands.com advice: You can use frozen fruits (raspberries, mixed red fruits, etc.). This cake retains all its particularity even the next day! If there are any left… To be enjoyed in the garden with a good fruity tea: a delight.