Heather’s mom went strawberry picking a few days ago and the crops were so plentiful that even after making the most amazing strawberry jam, she still had lots left over and Heather brought me a bag of them. Which meant the race was on! I have a hard time keeping fresh fruit in the house because I just can’t seem to eat them all before they go all mushy and horrible – but these strawberries looked so good, I was determined not to let them go to waste. So I ate some and made Martha Stewart via Smitten Kitchen’s Strawberry Summer Cake.
Everything Smitten Kitchen says is true – there’s more berry than cake here and because of the long time everything just sort of dissolves together and makes a fantastic, jammy cake. So yummy and perfect for summer!