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Manon’s strawberry French cake

Manon Lagreve has shared her strawberry French cake recipe. Perfect for a Big Lunch!


  • 115g butter, room temperature
  • 250g granulated sugar
  • 1tsp vanilla paste or essence
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 160g plain flour
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 60g soured cream
  • 200g strawberries


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Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180C.

Step 2

In a bowl, mix the butter and sugar for about 2 minutes. Add the 2 eggs separately. Then add the vanilla paste or essence and the salt.

Step 3

In another bowl, mix the flour and baking powder and add to the mix. Finish by incorporating the soured cream.

Step 4

Butter and flour your tin, spread the mixture and cover with diced strawberries.

Step 5

Bake in the oven for 30 minutes.