It’s not a simple strawberry cake. Refreshing and delicious, this cake is different and ideal for hot days. Delicious!

Meringue Ingredients

  • 3 and ½ cups (tea) of sugar
  • 6 egg whites

Garnish Ingredients

  • 700 grams of sanitized strawberries
  • Cream or vanilla ice cream
  • 5 tablespoons icing sugar

Whipped cream ingredients

  • ½ liter of fresh cream
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • Vanilla sugar

Whipped cream preparation method

  1. Using a mixer, beat the cream with the sugar and vanilla sugar.
  2. Reserve in the refrigerator.

Preparation Mode

  1. Grease and flour a large baking tray/baking tray.
  2. Beat the egg whites, add the sugar and beat until it reaches a very firm consistency.
  3. Using a pastry tip, make two discs with the meringue dough.
  4. Start with a point in the center and work the dough in a spiral around that point until it is approximately the size of a plate.
  5. Sprinkle with icing sugar and bake gently.
  6. Open the oven door slightly and place the handle of a wooden spoon so that the temperature inside the oven does not rise too much.
  7. Leave it in the oven for about 1 hour.
  8. Once cold, cut the edges of the meringue discs, leaving them even.
  9. Reserve the leftovers, grinding coarsely.
  10. Place one of the discs on a pie plate and secure a 4 to 5 cm strip of cardboard around it.
  11. Spread a layer of ice cream measuring approximately 2 cm over the meringue.
  12. Distribute a layer of whole strawberries on top.
  13. Top with another layer of ice cream.
  14. Place in the freezer.
  15. Cover the second disc with a layer of whipped cream measuring approximately 1 cm.
  16. Decorate with whole strawberries.
  17. Place this disc over the pie, being careful to check that it is very hard.
  18. Remove the cardboard strip.
  19. Decorate the cake with whipped cream, strawberries and put it back in the fridge.
  20. Serve very cold.

Mom Tips

If you prefer, decorate the side of the cake with whipped cream and the leftover meringue.

See also the Chantilly recipe – How to beat it and its secrets

And also Vanilla Bean – How to buy, use and store

Approximate yield of 6 servings.


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