"Fresier" fruit cake: how to make a fluffy sponge cake for dessert

Kateryna YagovychLS Food
Recipe for the cake "Fresier". Source:

Summer cake is the perfect time to make a variety of delicious desserts. For the base, you can choose healthy seasonal fruits that will perfectly complement the dough. A great option is the "Fresier" cake with fluffy sponge cake and juicy strawberries, which can be replaced with other favorite fruits if you wish.

The idea of making a sponge summer "Fresier" cake was published on the Instagram page of food blogger Iryna Lahoshniak.

''Fresier'' fruit cake: how to make a fluffy sponge cake for dessert

Ingredients for sponge cake:

  • whites – 5 pcs (170 g)
  • sugar – 130 g
  • vanilla sugar – 5 g
  • flour – 70 g
  • corn starch – 20 g
  • baking powder – 3 g
  • melted butter – 10 g

Method of preparation:

Sponge cake for making dessert

1. Add sugar and vanilla sugar to the egg whites.

2. Beat with a whisk.

3. Put in a water bath until the sugar dissolves, beat until white peaks.

4. Sift in the dry ingredients, and mix gently with a spatula from the bottom up.

5. Pour in a trickle of oil, and mix well.

6. Place in the oven in a ring at 170 degrees for 35 minutes (check for doneness with a dry skewer).

7. When warm, wrap in cling film and refrigerate for at least 6 hours.

Ingredients for the cream:

Preparation of the cream
  • milk – 250 g
  • egg yolks – 5 pcs (100 g)
  • sugar – 80 g
  • corn starch – 25 g
  • vanilla sugar – 5 g
  • butter – 200 g

Method of preparation of the cream:

1. Bring the milk almost to a boil.

2. Add sugar, starch, and vanilla to the yolks, mix, and pour in the milk.

Strawberries for the filling

3. Put the mixture on the fire, and bring to a boil.

4. Cool, cover with foil.

5. Beat with butter (butter and cream at the same room temperature).

Ingredients for the jelly:

  • gelatin – 5 g (+ 25 g of water)
  • strawberry puree – 350 g (with pieces)
  • sugar – 50 g
  • a few leaves of fresh basil

Method of preparation:

''Fresier'' fruit cake: how to make a fluffy sponge cake for dessert

1. Add water to the gelatin, and leave to swell for 15 minutes.

2. Heat mashed potatoes with sugar until sugar dissolves, melted gelatin, mix, add finely chopped basil, and cool completely.

3. For the filling you need 500 g of strawberries.

For the soaking:

  • boiling water – 100 ml
  • sugar – 1 tbsp
  • lemon juice – 1 tsp

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