Strawberry Crunch Cake

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Widget3

I only do EASY baking and this is a family favorite. The recipe can be cut in half if desired - just use an 8x8 pan instead.

Top Review by SaraEMiller

I needed a small strawberry cake for my cousin's birthday, and this was one of the only ones I found that said it could be cut in half, so I decided to give it a try. The batter was thicker than any cake batter I've dealt with previously, but it turned out beautifully. I really had to work to spread it throughout the 8x8 pan. However, like I said, it turned out beautifully. The cake was delicious, and my cousin gave it RAVE reviews. Very easy to make, very tasty. Thanks so much!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Drain the strawberries (thawed), reserving syrup. Set aside.
  2. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add eggs; beat well.
  4. Blend in sour cream.
  5. Mix flour, baking soda, salt, and baking powder. Add to the creamed mixture.
  6. Spread 1/2 of the batter in a greased 13x9 inch baking pan.
  7. Spoon drained strawberries on top of batter.
  8. Combine walnuts, brown sugar, sugar, and cinnamon; sprinkle 1/2 of the nut mixture on top of the strawberries.
  9. Spread remaining batter ofver all; sprinkle remaining nut mixture.
  10. Bake in a 350 degree oven for about 35 minutes.
  11. In a small saucepan, combine cornstarch and the reserved syrup; heat and stir until thickened and bubbly. Add lemon juice; cool.
  12. Serve over warm or cool cake.

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