My cake is very difficult to make but in the end it turns out very beautiful. Garnish with a sprinkling of confectioners' sugar. This recipe contains raw eggs. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly and the infirm do not consume raw eggs.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
7 mins
Total Time:
37 mins
1 to 9 - inch round


  • 3 cups raspberries

  • 1 ¾ cups white sugar, divided

  • 6 egg whites

  • 11 egg yolks, divided

  • 1 ¼ cups sifted all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • 1 egg

  • 1 quart fresh strawberries, rinsed and sliced


  1. In medium saucepan, cook raspberries and 1 1/4 cups of sugar over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Mixture will boil and then thicken. When thick, remove from heat and put over ice to cool.

  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). While berries are cooking, beat egg whites in large mixing bowl with electric mixer until fluffy. Beat in remaining 1/4 cup sugar. Beat in 8 egg yolks and flour, until smooth. Pour mixture into pastry bag and pipe two spiral cakes, slightly smaller than 9 inches, onto baking sheets. Bake 5 to 7 minutes, or until set and golden. Cool.

  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat together butter, egg and remaining 3 egg yolks. Add the cooled raspberries and mix thoroughly. Place a 9 inch cake ring or spring form pan on a serving platter. Line the inside of the ring with sliced strawberries. Frost the sides of one of the spiral cakes with raspberry cream, and place it in the ring. Spread more cream on top, and add a layer of strawberries. Repeat with the next layer. Use a kitchen torch to loosen cake ring, or simply remove spring form ring. Serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

584 Calories
30g Fat
71g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 584
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 39%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Cholesterol 366mg 122%
Sodium 226mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 71g 26%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 50g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 57mg 284%
Calcium 67mg 5%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 290mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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