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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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.