Strawberry Cheese Layer Cake


  1. A. Creamed
  2. 250 g butter
  3. 110 g (1/2 C) castor sugar
  4. 5 large eggs
  5. 170 g (1/2 C) condensed milk
  6. 1 tsp vanilla extract
  7. B. Sifted
  8. 140 g (1 C) flour
  9. 70 g (1/2 C) Horlicks
  10. (malted drink powder)
  11. C. The Flavour
  12. 1 tsp coffee essence
  13. 1 tbsp strawberry jam
  14. Red & pink food colouring
  15. D. Cream Cheese Layer
  16. 250 g cream cheese
  17. 60 g castor sugar
  18. 1 tbsp fresh full cream milk
  19. 1 egg
  20. 2 tbsp flour


  1. A – Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time. Beat well after each addition. Mix in condensed milk and vanilla extract.

  2. B – Fold in sifted ingredients in two batches until well – combined. Divide cake batter into two equal portions/parts.

  3. C – Mix in a teaspoon of coffee essence and pink food colouring a portion. Mix in a tablespoon of strawberry jam and deep red food colouring to another.

  4. D – Beat the cream cheese, sugar and a tablespoon of fresh full cream milk with electric mixer until just mixed. Next, fold in flour, followed by egg and mix until just combined.

  5. Preheat oven to 170 C and turn to grill function. Use 7 inch cake pan. Line the bottom part with parchment paper and grease the sides. Heat up pan in the oven for 1 minute. Remove from the oven and put the first layer into the pan. Spread evenly and bake for 10 minutes (depending on the oven) or until the top is lightly browned. Repeat the same process.

  6. Put the cheese batter last. Turn oven to bake function. Cover cake pan with aluminum pan and bake for 10-15 minutes. Once baked, remove from the oven and leave cake to cool completely before serving.

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