Strawberry Lemonade Cake Recipe

Strawberry Lemonade Cake Recipe

How To Make Strawberry Lemonade Cake

Decorated with pink jam icing, this layered lemonade cake has the perfect mix of sweet and tart hints from strawberries and lemon for a fluffy treat.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



For Lemonade Cake:

  • Cooking spray
  • 4large eggs,at room temperature
  • cupsgranulated sugar
  • 1cupolive oil
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • ½cuplemon juice,about 2 lemons freshly squeezed
  • 1tbsplemon zest
  • 1cupwhole milk
  • cupsall-purpose flour
  • 1tspbaking powder
  • 1tspbaking soda
  • 1tspkosher salt

For Strawberry Jam Icing:

  • 2cupsheavy whipping cream
  • ½cupstrawberry jam
  • 2cupsstrawberry,sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Lemonade Cake:

  1. Grease 3 8-inch tins with cooking spray, then sprinkle with flour to cover all sides, shaking off any excess.

  2. Cut out 3 rounds of parchment paper to fit in the bottom of each tin.

  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the eggs and sugar and use a hand mixer to beat until it has tripled in volume and is thick and pale yellow in color.

  4. Continue blending and gradually add the olive oil. Add the vanilla extract, lemon zest, lemon juice, and milk, and mix until smooth.

  5. Sift in the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Using a rubber spatula or wooden spoon, gently incorporate into the liquid batter until just combined. Be careful not to over-mix.

  6. Evenly divide the batter into the baking tins.

  7. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until cakes are lightly golden and fork comes out clean from the center.

  8. Allow cakes to cool into the pan for 10 minutes before transferring to a baking rack to cool completely.

Strawberry Jam Icing:

  1. Using a hand mixer, whisk the heavy whipping cream until soft peaks form. Add in the strawberry jam whisking together until fully incorporated and peaks are stiff.

  2. Keep in the fridge until ready to use.

  3. To assemble, start with a bottom layer of cake. Cover top with a generous amount of icing, followed by an even layer of sliced strawberries. Repeat with the remaining layers.

  4. Finish the cake by icing the top and sides with icing, and garnishing the top with remaining strawberries.

  5. Store in the fridge until ready to serve. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 876.01kcal
  • Fat: 56.01g
  • Saturated Fat: 19.05g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 29.25g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.28g
  • Carbohydrates: 86.51g
  • Fiber: 2.06g
  • Sugar: 52.85g
  • Protein: 9.36g
  • Cholesterol: 177.56mg
  • Sodium: 520.08mg
  • Calcium: 147.60mg
  • Potassium: 249.32mg
  • Iron: 2.61mg
  • Vitamin A: 298.98µg
  • Vitamin C: 31.33mg
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