Delicious No-Bake Strawberry Cake

Gesunde Erdbeer-Joghurttorte mit Mandelboden

Update: I rewrote the recipe a bit in 2021 and took fresh pictures

It’s summer! Officially! So I need something fast, something refreshing and also something healthy. That’s why I invented this frozen strawberry cake, which can be done in less than 15 minutes. It is pleasing to the eye and everybody will love it, I promise. It may be one of your new go-to recipes. I at least have it stored as a new favorite. I honestly was surprised. I usually don’t invent cakes. I like to change recipes to me liking, I like to alter them. But start one from scratch? I don’t know what happened, but for some reason I just felt like throwing some strawberries together and hope for the best. I usually don’t mind following a recipe, but this time it was just an impluse reaction, why not mix strawberries with some crunchy almonds? I took quite a risk there, because this cake was a birthday cake for a friend of mine. And since he likes strawberries and since it is summer, I came up with this beauty.

Gesunde Erdbeer-Joghurttorte mit Mandelboden

So let’s have a look at it. It basically consists of two things: a no-gluten super crunchy almond crust with some rolled oats and lots and lots of strawberries. The best part (in my opinion) is the fun you can have with the decoration/garnish. Just put some flowers, just add some summer to it and then you even have a festive cake. Nobody will know you threw this together in less than 15 minutes!

Gesunde Erdbeer-Joghurttorte mit Mandelboden

No-bake Strawberry Joghurt Cake

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Serves: One 18-20 cm ∅ springform
Cooking Time: 15mins preparation + at least one hour of chilling

This delicious cake has a yummy almond crust (gluten-free) and lots of strawberries mixed with either joghurt or cream. So good!

Ingredients

  • Crust
  • 65 grams of butter
  • 100 grams of blanched almonds, sliced
  • 30g of rolled oats

  • Topping
  • 350 grams of sliced strawberries after weighing
  • 1 package (30 grams) of agar agar (or 6 leaves of gelatine)
  • 250 grams of plain yoghurt or heavy cream (for a vegan version use coconut yoghurt)
  • 50-100 grams of regular sugar (can be replaced with maple syrup, honey, etc.)
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, see here how to make your own
  • For garnish additional strawberries

Instructions

1

For the crust first melt the butter and roast the almonds in a frying pan with no oil until toasted. Mix roasted almond, rolled oats with melted butter and pat into a 18-20cm/8inch springform. I like to use the bottom of a glass to make it look nice. Place in the fridge until topping is firm (about ten minutes).

2

For the topping first place the sliced strawberries and sweetener into a pot and gently bring to boil for some minutes to release the juice and soften the strawberries. Puree strawberries and taste, sweeten more if necessary. Add the agar agar. Bring to another boil for about three minutes, stirring constantly. Lastly fold in heavy cream/joghurt and vanilla extract. If you use gelatine, place leaves in cold water while the stawberries are heating. Cool off the pured strawberries first by adding the heavy cream or yoghurt. Add the gelatine once it has cooled off a bit and stir until dissolved. Add vailla extract nor and pour on top of the prepared crust. Let cool for a few hours or overnight in the fridge. Before serving, release from springform and decorate with additional strawberries.

Notes

This cake freezes beautifully and can be unfrozen in the fridge overnight.

Gesunde Erdbeer-Joghurttorte mit MandelbodenThe best thing is, it is gluten-free, you can make it sugarfree and it is prepared in less than 15 minutes. Yay to that! So what is your way of welcoming summer? Any favorite recipes you like to pull out?

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20 Comments

  • Reply
    Tulpentag
    Friday June 23rd, 2017 at 01:41 PM

    Oh wow, sieht das lecker aus. Und so hübsch angerichtet 🙂 Schön, dass du dabei bist!
    Lieben Gruß,
    Jenny

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      Jenny
      Friday June 23rd, 2017 at 02:41 PM

      Danke dir, das Dekorieren hat auf jeden Fall viel Spaß gemacht 🙂

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    Julia Erdbeerqueen
    Friday June 23rd, 2017 at 02:51 PM

    Wooow, das ist ja ein tolles Rezept:) Und ein tolles Theme 😉
    Schön, dass du mitmachst.
    Das Rezept werde ich mir direkt mal pinnen.

    Liebe Grüße von der Erdbeerqueen

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      Jenny
      Friday June 23rd, 2017 at 02:53 PM

      Danke, Julia!

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    Jhuls | The Not So Creative Cook
    Friday June 23rd, 2017 at 02:57 PM

    Such a pretty cake and perfect for summer! This will be a hit at this week’s Fiesta Friday party. Thank you for sharing!

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      Jenny
      Friday June 23rd, 2017 at 03:37 PM

      Thanks, Jhuls, that is nice of you to say!

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    Monika Dabrowski
    Friday June 23rd, 2017 at 03:32 PM

    What a creation! It’s the perfect summer dessert:) Happy FF:)

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      Jenny
      Friday June 23rd, 2017 at 03:38 PM

      Same to you, I have to say, decorating it is the best part 😉

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    Tracey@MyBajaKitchen.com
    Friday June 23rd, 2017 at 05:05 PM

    Our strawberries in California and Baja Mexico are delicious at this time of year. This pie needs to be made!
    Thanks for the inspiration,
    Tracey

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      Jenny
      Friday June 23rd, 2017 at 05:09 PM

      Happy to share it. I envy you, here the strawberry season is almost over, so I was eager to make use of the strawberries as much as I could.

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    Rosy | Love Decorations
    Friday June 23rd, 2017 at 05:27 PM

    Huhu liebe Jenny 🙂

    Erst einmal: Schön, dass du bei mit uns gemeinsam in den Sommer startest und dann auch noch mit so einem tollen Rezept *-* Dein Frozen Strawberry Cake klingt genau richtig bei diesem Wetter 🙂 Danke dir ebenfalls über deine lieben Worte über unsere Blogparade/Linkparty 🙂

    Komm gut ins Wochenende und liebe Grüße,
    Rosy ♥

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      Jenny
      Friday June 23rd, 2017 at 05:38 PM

      Hallo Rosy, finde ich total super, dass ihr das ins Leben gerufen habt. Falls ihr das irgendwann in der Zukunft nochmal macht, bin ich gerne dabei. Vielleicht gibt es dann auch meinen Blog schon zweisprachig 🙂 Ich habe so viele Ideen, vielleicht mach ich nochmal mit, Sommer und Pastell, da gibt es so viel kreativ zu machen…

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    Marileen | HOLZ & HEFE
    Friday June 23rd, 2017 at 10:48 PM

    Liebe Jenny,

    ein tolles Rezept hast du da eingestellt! Auch wenn wir eine ähnliche Idee hatten, unterscheiden sich unsere beiden Törtchen ja doch noch voneinander :).
    Es freut mich sehr, dass du unser erster “externer” Beitrag bist!

    Liebe Grüße
    Marileen

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      Jenny
      Saturday June 24th, 2017 at 02:04 AM

      Hi Marileen, finde eure Linkparty wie gesagt ganz toll und bin vielleicht sogar noch einmal dabei.

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    dragana
    Monday June 26th, 2017 at 08:37 AM

    deine No Bake Kuchen sieht toll aus. Ich liebe Frozen Cakes

    Lg
    dragana

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      Jenny
      Monday June 26th, 2017 at 11:59 AM

      Ich auch! Schreib gerne, falls du ihn nachbackst!

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    Ai @Ai made it for you
    Monday June 26th, 2017 at 01:04 PM

    Thank you for sharing your beautiful cake at this week’s Fiesta Friday!

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      Jenny
      Monday June 26th, 2017 at 01:16 PM

      My pleasure! Let me know if you make it!

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    frugal hausfrau
    Friday June 30th, 2017 at 02:54 AM

    Jenny, this is so perfect for a summer evening and you’ve made it look so absolutely stunning!

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      Jenny
      Friday June 30th, 2017 at 06:54 AM

      Thank you so much!

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