Strawberry Tea Cake

Strawberry Tea Cake is a delicious dessert recipe that you can make for your loved ones anytime.

Time: 1 hour 10 minutes


  • 250 gm all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 100 gm margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 15 ml lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 125 gm powdered sugar
  • 2 egg
  • 250 ml milk
  • 10 pieces strawberry


  • Preheat the oven at 180 degree Celsius and prepare a loaf pan (8.5 x 4.5 x 2.5 Inch) by greasing with margarine
  • and dusting with all purpose flour.
  • Add lime juice in milk and stir well. Set aside for 10-15 minutes.
  • Then cut strawberries into half and toss them in 1 tablespoon sugar. Cover and set aside for 5-10 minutes.
  • Sieve and sift all purpose flour, baking powder and baking soda together twice and set aside.
  • Whisk sugar, margarine and vanilla extract together. Add one egg at a time and whisk until mixture is pale and
  • fluffy, about 2-3 minutes. Do not over mix.
  • Stir the milk mixture once again and add all purpose flour and milk alternately in 3:2 ratio into the egg mixture
  • and mix with spatula until everything is nicely mixed. Batter should be smooth and lump free.
  • Pour the cake batter into previously prepared loaf pan, smooth the surface with spatula.
  • Now take the sugar coated halved strawberries and arrange them on top of cake batter. You can add few
  • chopped strawberries in the batter too if you wish. Discard the sugary water.
  • Pop the pan at the middle rack of preheated oven and bake at 180 degree Celsius for 60-70 minutes or until the
  • top has risen and the colour has changed to brown.
  • Take a skewer and insert in the middle, if it comes out clean and dry, crumble cake is done; otherwise bake for
  • another 5-10 minutes
  • Remove the pan from oven and keep on wire rack to cool down slightly. Then unmould and let the cake cool on
  • room temperature. Enjoy!