Strawberry Cream Cheese Swirl Cake

READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 9-12




  • Set oven to 350 degrees.
  • Set oven rack to second-lowest position.
  • Grease a 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
  • To make the cheesecake topping: in a food processor, blend all ingredients for 1 minute until smooth; remove to a bowl.
  • In the processor without cleaning the bowl, add in 1/2 cup butter and 1-1/3 cups sugar; blend until smooth (about 1 minute).
  • Add in vanilla, lemon extract, eggs, sour cream and blend well (about 30 seconds).
  • Add in flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda; blend to make a smooth batter (about 30 seconds).
  • Spoon batter into prepared baking pan.
  • Spoon on cream cheese mixture topping (don't worry if there are open spaces).
  • Drop jam dollups by teaspoonfuls over cake and cream cheese areas.
  • Swirl the jam and the cream cheese topping to make a gentle marble effect.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until cake is set and the topping seems dry.
  • Cool completely and dust with powdered sugar.