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Strawberry Pound Cake Recipe

You are going to love this homemade strawberry pound cake recipe from scratch.  It’s outstanding. So moist – like heaven on a fork.

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Homemade Strawberry Pound Cake Recipe with Yogurt

1 cup fresh strawberries, chopped 

1-1/2 cups all purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup granulated white sugar
3 eggs, slightly beaten
1 cup plain Greek yogurt
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 tsp strawberry extract (optional)

Strawberry Glaze (optional)
2 cups confectioners sugar
1/2 cup smashed strawberries with juice
2 TBS melted butter

Garnish:  Instead of a glaze, just place sliced strawberries on top of the cake and dollop with whipped cream.  

PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees. Grease a bundt or loaf pan; set aside.

In a mixing bowl add the yogurt, sugar, eggs, extracts and oil. mix well.   Whisk the flour, baking powder and salt together in a bowl and stir into the creamed mixture until just incorporated.  Do not over-mix.  Carefully fold in the strawberries.

Pour into the prepared cake pan and bake for 45-55 minutes, or when a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool in pan. Poke holes on the top of the cake with a fork.

Glaze:  Combine confectioners sugar, melted butter and whisk together, then add the smashed strawberries/juice.  Mix well and pour over the cake.

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