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Strawberry Cake Bars

Prep time
20 mins
Cook time
30 mins
Total time
50 mins

Ingredients

FOR THE CAKE BARS:

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1.5 cups GF all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ cup milk (I used almond milk)
  • 1 cup strawberries, diced 

FOR THE STRAWBERRY GLAZE:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup strawberries, smashed
  • ½ to 1 tsp butter, softened

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Add non-stick tin foil to pan, or grease it. I used an 8x8 pan. If you use a 13x9 pan, I recommend doubling the recipe. Or you can use a round pan or loaf pan etc. 
  2. In a large bowl, combine butter and granulated sugar. Add eggs & vanilla extract, and mix. Add flour and baking powder, and mix. Add milk, and mix. Add diced strawberries to batter, and fold them into the batter. 
  3. Pour batter into pan. Bake for about 30 minutes. 
  4. While the cake cools, make the glaze. I smashed the strawberries with a spoon and knife but you can use a food processor as well. In a small bowl, combine the powdered sugar, smashed strawberries, and butter. Mix well. 
  5. Once the cake has cooled, spoon the glaze onto the cake and spread it around evenly. You can let the glaze set by putting the cake in the fridge for about 10 minutes. You can slice the cake before or after adding the glaze. I sliced it before doing the glaze. 
Delicious gluten-free Strawberry Cake Bars
Making batter for Strawberry Cake Bars
Making Strawberry Cake Bars
Strawberry Cake Bars in pan
Ready to ice the Strawberry Cake Bars
Gluten-free Strawberry Cake Bars
Dairy-free Strawberry Cake Bars
Occasion:
Valentine's Day
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