Fresh Strawberry Cake with Strawberry Buttercream Icing
You can use frozen, thawed strawberries instead of fresh.
You can use milk instead of heavy cream.
This can be made into 24 cupcakes instead of a layer cake. Adjust baking time accordingly.
The strawberry extract and the puree can be tweaked based on flavor preferences. Red dye may be added to give more color without affecting the flavor.