Vanilla Dusty Ol' Okie Rose Cake
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix strawberries, preserves, cream cheese and white chocolate. Reserve.
Cream sugar and butter; add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Mix in vanilla. Mix flour, corn flour, baking powder, and salt. Add, alternating with buttermilk, to the sugar mixture, beating gently.
Pour half the batter into well-prepared Nordic Ware Rose pan (Baker's Secret). Drop the strawberry mixture (filling) by spoonful onto the batter. Spread remaining batter over filling.
Bake at 350 degrees for aproximately 60 minutes. Cool cake in pan 20 minutes. Invert onto cake stand and if using the Tequila, drizzle over the warm cake. Let cool 20 more minutes and dust heavily with the vanilla sugar and garnish with organic rose petals.
Serve with sweetened whipped cream,, strawberry tequilia whipped cream, and/or rose tequila glazed strawberries.
Nordic Ware Recipes
1 cup strawberry preserves, chopped
4 ounces white chocolate, melted
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 3/4 cups sugar
1 cup butter at room temperature
1 tbsp. Vanilla
1 1/4 cup buttermilk
2 3/4 cups cake flour
1/2 cup corn flour
1 Tbsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
3 ounces Strawberry Cream Tequila (I prefer Tequila Rose) (optional)
1/3 cup vanilla sugar or powdered sugar mixed with the seeds of 1 vanilla bean(for dusting)
Organic rose petals for garnish (if available)