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thyme strawberry cake

the herb-infused cake with sweet strawberries & tangy lime will make your Monday morning a healthy & productive super-one!

(serves 8 & takes 10 mins active + 50 mins idle)


¾ cup unsalted butter + more for greasing

10 sprigs thyme

¾ cup whole milk

1 tbsp finely-grated lime zest

¼ cup fresh lime juice

2 cups all-purpose flour

2 tsp baking powder

¾ tsp kosher salt

2 large eggs

¾ cup granulated sugar

3 tbsp strawberry jam

1 cup fresh strawberries, hulled & quartered


1. preheat oven to 350°F. in a small saucepan over medium, heat ¾ cup butter & thyme 5 minutes. meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine milk, lime zest, & lime juice. in a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, & salt.

2. in a large bowl, beat eggs & sugar. discard herbs & add infused butter to egg mixture. add half dry ingredients. add in milk mixture & add remaining dry ingredients.

3. pour half of batter into butter-greased baking pan. swirl with jam. pour remaining batter on top. scatter with strawberries. bake 50 minutes. remove cake from pan, slice, & serve.


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