This is the epitome of the Oberstorte, the kind of torte that is constructed with as much (or more) whipped cream as cake. In its season, strawberry cream torte is ubiquitous in European cafés, not unlike the strawberry shortcake found in our Southern diners. Choose smallish berries for the garnish, or the cake will look out of balance.
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