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How to bake strawberry and elderflower gateau

Bake Strawberry and Elderflower Gateau

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INGREDIENTS

Ingredients needed for the cakes

Ingredients needed for the cakes

Ingredients for the frosting and filling

Ingredients for the frosting and filling

Materials needed

Materials needed

Before starting, put on an apron

Before starting, put on an apron

Next, tie all long hair back

Next, tie all long hair back

Finally before starting, wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water

Finally before starting, wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water

Turn on the oven and preheat it to 200 degrees Celsius

Turn on the oven and preheat it to 200 degrees Celsius

Lightly grease both of the cake tins with some butter

Lightly grease both of the cake tins with some butter

Now trim baking paper to fit the base off our cake tins

Now trim baking paper to fit the base off our cake tins

This is what it should look like

This is what it should look like

Crack in all 4 eggs

Crack in all 4 eggs

Now add in sugar

Now add in sugar

And elderflower cordial

And elderflower cordial

Beat them all together for about 10 minutes or until pale in colour

Beat them all together for about 10 minutes or until pale in colour

Done!

Done!

Now sieve in the rice flour and and plain flour

Now sieve in the rice flour and and plain flour

Fold in ingredients with the large metal spoon

Fold in ingredients with the large metal spoon

Now add baking powder and mix it in

Now add baking powder and mix it in

Divide equally between both cake tins

Now place in the oven

And set a timer for 30 minutes

Meanwhile, wash all dishes with hot soapy water

Meanwhile, wash all dishes with hot soapy water

And dry them all

And dry them all

Half an hour has passed and I am testing the cake

Nothing was left on the cake tester which means it’s done!

Put both cake on the cooling rack

Put both cake on the cooling rack

And remove the baking paper

And remove the baking paper

Now leave them for 10 minutes to cool

In that 10 minutes, mash the strawberries into a purée.

Now beat the butter until smooth

Now sieve in the icing sugar and beat well for about 13 minutes

Now sieve in the icing sugar and beat well for about 13 minutes

Done!

Done!

Add in strawberry purée and beat. Now leave in fridge to cool.

Add in strawberry pur\u00e9e and beat. Now leave in fridge to cool.

Wash all dishes with hot soapy water

Wash all dishes with hot soapy water

Whisk the cream and elderflower cordial until it holds shape

Whisk the cream and elderflower cordial until it holds shape

Now spread over one cake

Now spread over one cake

Slice strawberries and place them on the cream mixture

Slice strawberries and place them on the cream mixture

Done!

Done!

Take out of the fridge once firm enough to spread over cake

Take out of the fridge once firm enough to spread over cake

Place the second cake on top of the cream and strawberry iced cake

Place the second cake on top of the cream and strawberry iced cake

Spread on the icing

Spread on the icing

Done!

Done!

Now place quarters of strawberries over the icing

Now place quarters of strawberries over the icing

COMPLETED!!!

COMPLETED!!!

My family enjoyed this cake with a few fresh strawberries in the side👍🏻

  • 4.0 Eggs
  • 200.0g Caster sugar
  • 2.0Tbsp Elderflower cordial
  • 50.0g Rice flour
  • 115.0g Plain flour
  • 1.0tsp Baking powder
  • FILLING AND FROSTING
  • 300.0g Strawberries
  • 75.0g Unsalted butter
  • 200.0g Icing sugar
  • 100.0ml Double cream
  • 2.0Tbsp Elderglower cordial
  • MATERIALS
  • 2 cake tins- 20x8 cm 4cm deep
  • Baking paper
  • Bowls
  • Electric beater
  • Sieve
  • Large metal spoon
  • Cooling wire rack
  • Fork
  • Whisk
  • Silicone Spatula
  • Knife