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Keith & Jackie of Superman Cooks
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 50 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 8 servings

Ingredients
  

For the Cake:

  • 2 sticks of unsalted butter chilled
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3 additional egg yolks
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp salt
  • C sugar
  • 1 3/4 C cake flour

For the Topping:

  • 2 pPints fresh strawberries cleaned and cut
  • 1 C Casal Garcia sparkling rose
  • ¼ C sugar
  • 1 pint heavy cream
  • mint leaves

Instructions
 

  • In a large mixing bowl, cut butter up into pieces and allow to sit at room temperature for 20 minutes.
  • In a separate bowl, mix eggs, yolks and vanilla until well-combined.
  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees and make sure rack is placed in middle of oven.
  • Grease and flour a 9x5 loaf pan.
  • Using a mixer set to high, beat butter until creamy, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Continue mixing on medium while slowly adding sugar and mix for 1 minute.
  • Increase speed to high again and continue to mix until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
  • Reduce speed to medium again and slowly add egg mixture until fully incorporated.
  • Mix now on high for 3 minutes,
  • Sift flour over mixture in 3-4 step: while folding flour into batter, using spatula until all flour is folded in.
  • Pour mix into prepared pan and smooth top.
  • Bake until golden brown and toothpick comes out clean, about an hour and 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool on wire rack for 15 minutes before removing from pan.
  • Allow to cool completely for at least 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  • To prepare topping:
  • In a medium-sized bowl, add sparkling wine and sugar and mix until all sugar has dissolved.
  • Add strawberries and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  • In a medium bowl, add heavy cream and mix with hand mixer for 4-6 minutes until cream forms medium peaks:
  • To assemble the plate:
  • Slice cake and lay on plate. Spoon 2 Tbsp of juice from strawberry mixture onto each slice of cake and allow the cake to absorb liquid.
  • Top with sliced strawberries and whipped cream and garnish with mint leaves.