Strawberry Cream Cake

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated May/June 2006, America's Test Kitchen TV

What could possibly ruin the heavenly trio of cake, cream, and ripe strawberries? How about soggy cake, bland berries, and squishy cream?

SERVES 8 to 10

TIME 1¾ hours, plus 2 hours cooling and 1 hour macerating

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

To create a sturdy strawberry cream cake recipe with a firm filling and great strawberry flavor, we developed a chiffon-style cake that combined the rich flavor of a butter cake with the light, yet sturdy texture of a sponge cake. For the b...

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