Monday, December 13, 2010

Strawberry Cloud Cake

One highlight from my weekend in Hawke's Bay was strawberry picking; my sister and I brought back 6kgs of 'em! There are many uses for over ripe strawberries including jam, compote, and of course strawberry cloud cake. It's a non cooked meringue cake on a base of crushed tea biscuits with cinnamon and coconut. The simmered berries are mixed with lemon juice and incorporated into the meringue which is then chilled for 4 hours. The result is a sweet and airy pale pink cloud. I actually won't be making these for orders because they are very fragile and need to be kept in the fridge until the last minute before eating. But I can provide my recipe if anyone would like to make one themselves, it makes the perfect Christmas dessert.


  1. I would love the recipe! I just recently discovered your website through nzgirl and have just looked through all your posts. I have to say, your cakes look fantastic, and I love how you do gluten free ones too :)

  2. Did you make up this recipe yourself! Its lovely, very clever :)

  3. Would really, really love to get the recipe please!