Fraisier is a French style strawberry layer cake which typically comprises of four main components- biscuit sponge, simple syrup, crème mousseline and glaze.

  • Prep Time: 1h
  • Bake Time:  20m

INGREDIENTS of Mini Fraisier Cakes

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 4  egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 3 tablespoons sugar for decoration
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons berry liquor, orange liquor or fruit juice
  • 2 cup strawberries
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoon sugar

How to Make Mini Fraisier Cakes

  1. Butter and flour in pan. Sift together flour and baking powder and set aside.
  2. Separate eggs. Make sure no egg yolk enters egg whites.
  3. In bowl whip egg yolks for a minute. Add 2 tablespoons sugar and whip about 10 minutes. Add salt and vanilla.
  4. Whip egg whites, 3 tablespoons sugar, and cream of tartar for 10 min in a seperate bowl.
  5. Add half of flour and gently fold until incorporated; add remaining flour and combine ensuring a light mixture.
  6. Place in oven.
  7. Bake about 20 minutes. Turn upside down and place on a sheet of parchment paper, paper towel.
  8. Meanwhile make syrup by boiling water and sugar. Remove from heat and chill on ice. Once cooled add liquor.
  9. Slice cooled cake horizontally in half. Using a round cutter, cut circles that will fit snugly on the bottom of your glasses.
  10. Place cake circles into glasses and spoon a generous tablespoon of syrup in each glass.
  11. Remove stems from strawberries and stand point up. Cut thick slices. The smaller sides of the strawberries will be used on the inside of the dessert.
  12. Press large strawberry slices on the sides of the glass into a row.
  13. Place smaller strawberry pieces in center of glass onto cake.
  14. In a cold bowl whip heavy cream, sugar, and vanilla extract until it makes soft peaks.
  15. Spoon whipped cream into the glass covering strawberry pieces.
  16. Fit another piece of cake into the glass and moisten it with a generous tablespoon of syrup.
  17. Spoon about 4 tablespoons of whipped cream into the glass and top with a layer of blueberries.


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