Chocolate Nutella and Strawberry Cake

Chocolate and Strawberry Cake Recipe

 

Chocolate and Strawberry Cake Recipe

Chocolate and Strawberry Cake 

Here is a super yummy Chocolate and Strawberry Cake.

This cake is made out of two chocolate cake layers, spread with delicious Nutella and topped with marinated strawberries.

Did I tell you that my daughter absolutely loves baking.  She is the one who inspires me to bake new cake recipes with her.

So, here is to one delicious Chocolate Cake with Strawberry Filling.

We got this recipe from one of my favorite cook book called “The Pioneer Woman Cooks a Year of Holidays” by Ree Drummond.

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Chocolate Nutella and Strawberry Cake

How to Make Strawberry Chocolate Cake:

Preheat the oven to 350F. In a small saucepan melt the butter in the medium heat.  Add the cocoa powder and stir with a spoon.

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Chocolate Nutella and Strawberry Cake

Add 1 cup of boiling water.  Let it boil for 30 seconds then remove from the heat and set aside.

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Next, in a big bowl combine flour, salt and sugar.

Pour the cocoa mixture and stir until half way combined.

Chocolate Nutella and Strawberry CakeIn a different bowl combine buttermilk, eggs, vanilla and baking soda mix until smooth.

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November 16, 2014-12November 16, 2014-13Butter two 9-in round cake pans add parchment paper then pour the batter equally into the pans.  Bake for 20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the center.  Let it cool. November 16, 2014-15November 16, 2014-16November 16, 2014-17Now lets prepare our strawberry topping: wash, hull and slice strawberries.  Place in the bowl and add sugar and vanilla, stir until ingredients are combined. Let it sit and marinate for 15 minutes.

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November 16, 2014-22November 16, 2014-23Lets decorate our cake: first peel off the parchment paper from  the bottom of the cakes.  Place first cake layer upside down on a flat plate or a cake stand.  Spread 3/4 cup of Nutella follow by half of whipped cream and half of the strawberry topping.

Chocolate Nutella and Strawberry CakeNovember 16, 2014-25November 16, 2014-26Chocolate Nutella and Strawberry CakeRepeat with a second cake layer. Cut a slice and enjoy the yummy goodness!

Q. – Do YOU like this Chocolate Cake with Strawberries Inside?

Let me know in the comments below, I would love to hear from you!

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Chocolate and Strawberry Cake

Incredibly delicious Chocolate and Strawberry Cake Recipe, perfect summer cake.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert, Fruit Cake, Summer Cake
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 -8
Author: Ree Drummond

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups unbleached flour
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 pints strawberries
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 pint heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup Nutella

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350F. In a small saucepan melt the butter in the medium heat. Add the cocoa powder and stir with a spoon.
  • Add 1 cup of boiling water. Let it boil for 30 seconds then remove from the heat and set aside.
  • In a big bowl combine flour, salt and sugar.
  • Pour the cocoa mixture and stir until half way combined.
  • In a different bowl combine buttermilk, eggs, vanilla and baking soda mix until smooth.
  • Mix buttermilk mixture into cocoa/flour mixture then mix until smooth
  • Butter two 9-in round cake pans add parchment paper then pour the batter equally into the pans. Bake for 20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the center. Let it cool.
  • Now lets prepare our strawberry topping: wash, hull and slice strawberries. Place in the bowl and add sugar and vanilla, stir until ingredients are combined. Let it sit and marinate for 15 minutes.
  • While strawberries are marinating with a stand mixer whisk heavy cream with powdered sugar until stiff.
  • Lets decorate our cake: first peel off the parchment paper from the bottom of the cakes. Place first cake layer upside down on a flat plate or a cake stand. Spread 3/4 cup of Nutella follow by half of whipped cream and half of the strawberry topping.
  • Repeat with a second cake layer. Cut a slice and enjoy the yummy goodness!

Notes

Note: You want to make sure to decorate this cake 2 hours before serving.

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12 thoughts on “Chocolate and Strawberry Cake Recipe

  1. I made this cake today and absolutely loved it!!!! Wouldn’t change a single thing. Great recipe!!!
    Gonna make the Laila cake next 😉

  2. Your cake caught my eye on Totally Terrific Tuesday Link-up party… Glorious! Well done. I also love your step by step photos. Thank you for posting!

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