Suddenly visit at the door or forgotten a birthday? No problem, this strawberry cake is made super fast & the whole thing thanks to the chocolate cornflakes base without baking.
The cake is topped with a cream made from whipping cream & sour cream and fruity strawberries, that’s about it. Have fun baking!
Cooked/Baked today: Simple Strawberry Cake with Cornflakes Base
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Category: Baking Recipes, Cake Recipes, Sweets & More, No Bake Cake Recipes, Recipes with Strawberries
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Ingredients for a springform pan with 26cm diameter:
…for cake base:
- 200 grams milk chocolate
- 100 grams cornflakes
- 100 grams chopped almonds
…for cream & toppings:
- 750 grams fresh strawberries
- 250 grams heavy sour cream or creme fraiche
- 200 milliliters cream
- 1 sachet cream stabilizer
- 1 sachet vanilla sugar
- About 25 grams white chocolate
Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:
- Mixing bowl for cornlakes mixture
- Springform pan with 26cm diameter + baking paper
- Mixing bowl for cream
…for cornlakes chocolate base:
Melt 200 grams of whole milk chocolate over a water bath or in the microwave. Then put the melted chocolate along with 100 grams of cornflakes & 100 grams of chopped almonds in a mixing bowl & stir together until all the ingredients have been evenly distributed.
Line a springform pan (26cm diameter) with baking paper, add the chocolate cornflakes mixture to the springform pan & press down the cornflakes mixture as best & even as possible. Put the springform pan in the fridge for 10 – 15 minutes & allow the chocolate to harden.
…for cream & strawberry cake:
For cream put 200 milliliters whipping cream, 250 grams heavy sour cream (or creme fraiche) & 1 sachet each of cream stabilizer & vanilla sugar into a mixing bowl & beat until stiff for about 1 – 2 minute with a blender. Wash 750 grams fresh strawberries & cut off the green stem base. Coarsely chop 25 grams white chocolate with a knife.
Transfer prepared cream into the springform pan & spread evenly on top of the cooled cake base. Next press the strawberries evenly distributed into the cream & finally garnish the cake with the chopped chocolate. Next, dish up the cake immediately or store in the fridge until serving. Have fun baking!
Watch the video tutorial to see the recipe and the preparation method precisely (German Audio only, English Subtitles available):