Soft basic sponge cake filled with plenty of Chantilly cream (sweet vanilla whipped cream) and fresh sweet strawberries. Perfect as a birthday cake. For best results, make this cake when strawberries are in season.
Meet my strawberry and cream birthday cake. Okay, calling it a birthday cake is a bit weird because basically any cake can be a birthday cake. However, this type of cake reminds me of birthdays which is why I call it a “birthday” cake. You can just call it “cake” though 😉 Also, this cake is probably my favorite kind of cake: A fluffy sponge with creamy, light whipping cream. As I’ve mentioned before, buttercream is not really my cup of tea. Whipping cream is totally up my alley though (although my lactose intolerance doesn’t really agree lol). And my bf.. he is even more in love with whipping cream. He’d marry it if he could lmao. (I wish I was kidding.) So if you’re anything like me/us, this cake is going to rock your world.
It’s my BIRTHDAY!!! Can you believe I’ve been walking on this planet called Earth for 26 years already?! 26. Twenty-six. If I repeat it often enough, it might actually sink in. Time flies. People around me are having babies or getting ready to have babies. Meanwhile, my biggest problems are:
- what cake should I bake this weekend
- should I try some new cooking too?
- where can I get new pretty plates for my foodporn
- what’s dad cooking, Sunday?
- OH NO! I forgot to watch It’s Judy’s Life‘s vlog!
I’m so not ready, guys! My baby sister wants a niece/nephew though. She tells me quite often. I referred her to our older sister. She’s more grown up. She gets the honor to go first. She has to get the honor to go first. 😉 In addition, my baby sister keeps telling me I’m old. She has been telling me I’m old ever since I hit 24. (I get quite some Granny-emoji’s → 👵 from her) She doesn’t let me forget. Ever. I guess that’s what baby sisters are supposed to do: Make you feel old. Good thing I still feel young though. Apart from the crazy amount of sleep I need per day, I’m quite fit. Usually. Babies sleep a lot too you know. It doesn’t mean I’m old. No, I’m not old. I’m NOT old.
Not in denial.
Anyway, as it’s my birthday, I’ve organized a little GIVE-AWAY for you guys! I’m giving away a set of baking products. And here’s how to enter: Read more
Gosh, turning this blog into a bilingual blog is so much more work than I expected! I have a hard time translating English to Dutch (even though Dutch is my native language… ^^”) Therefor, everything’s taking a bit more time than I expected, but I hope you guys have little more patience.. 🙂 In the mean time, I’ll try to update a bit more too. Past few weeks have been hectic. I went to my first wedding (excluding the one I was present at when I was about 4), baked, turned ¼-centuries old, got lovely presents and ate away hehe… Today’s Life in Photos #4! Read more
Light and fluffy vanilla sponge cake with airy sweet cream and chunks of bright red strawberries. Super simple, but oh-so delicious. Perfect to give a summery-feel to your (tea) party.
Hi guys. How are you all doing? Feels like I haven’t written anything in ages (although my last post was just a week ago). Life’s been busy and hectic. But then again, when is it not? ^^” Last week, I overcame one of my fears by throwing a party for about 10 guests. I’m usually no fun at parties, because I’m constantly worrying if everyone’s having fun. However, last friday was quite fun. Honestly, I wasn’t 100% relaxed but that’s okay. So yay for overcoming fears! Read more