A vanilla cake studded with fresh strawberries - the perfect summer time treat!
Preheat your oven to 350 F. Butter your pie plate or butter and flour your cake tin.
Whisk your dry ingredients, set aside
Beat the butter and sugar till pale and fluffy - 3 to 4 minutes.
Mix in egg and beat for a minute
Add the vanilla and mix till combined.
Now add the dry ingredients and milk in two alternating batches on low speed, mixing just until barely combined. You can use a spatula and a light hand to finish mixing.
Spread the batter in your dish/tin
Dot all over with strawberries, cut side down
Sprinkle with coarse sugar
Bake for 10 minutes then reduce the temperature to 325 F and bake for another 30-35 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean.