Lemon Meringue Cake with Strawberries

Recipe by spatchcock
READY IN: 1hr 10mins




  • Mix strawberries and 1/4 cup sugar.
  • Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  • Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Spray square pan, 9×9×2 inches, with cooking spray.
  • Beat flour, 1 cup sugar, the margarine, milk, baking powder, lemon peel, vanilla, salt and 2 egg whites in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly.
  • Beat on high speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.
  • Pour into pan.
  • Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool slightly.
  • Increase oven temperature to 400 degrees F.
  • Beat 2 egg whites in medium bowl on high speed until foamy.
  • Beat in 1/2 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time; continue beating until stiff and glossy.
  • Spread over cake.
  • Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until meringue is light brown.
  • Cool completely.
  • Top each serving with strawberries.