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Fresh Strawberry Cake Recipe

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This fresh strawberry cake recipe is such an easy cake to whip up. Give this recipe a try, and share it with your friends and family!

  • Hands-On Time: 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 1 Hour
  • Servings: 16 - 20
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Ingredients

  • 1 pint fresh strawberries
  • 1 (18 oz) Duncan Hines White or Yellow cake mix
  • 1 (4 serving size) strawberry jello mix
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 16 – 24 ounces powdered sugar

Baking Instructions

  1. Slice strawberries and, using a fork mash them until they resemble a puree.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Grease or spray three 8″ pans, or two 9″ pans.
  4. Stir together cake mix and dry Jell-O powder.
  5. Add oil, water, eggs and 1 cup of pureed strawberries. Mix thoroughly, about 2 minutes on medium.
  6. Pour evenly into prepared pans. Bake for 18 – 20 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Cool for 10 minutes in pan then remove to cooling rack.
  8. For Frosting:
  9. Combine the butter, 16 ounces of powdered sugar and ¼ cup of strawberry puree. Beat until smooth.
  10. Add more sugar to reach frosting consistency.
  11. Place the thickest cake layer upside down on serving plate, frost the top only to about ½ inch from the sides.
  12. Repeat layers then frost the top and sides of the cake.
  13. For best flavor, store cake in refrigerator.

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For glaze, beat 1 container Duncan Hines Creamy Cream Cheese frosting in microwave at HIGH (100% power) for 30 seconds. Do not overheat. Stir until smooth. Spread over cooled cake.


Fast & Easy Cake pops

Fast & Easy Cake pops

Need a quick breakfast sweet or a quick dessert idea? Pick up some donut holes. Put each one on a stick. Make your own frosting with powdered sugar, vanilla and water. Dip the top in frosting, let a little drizzle down sides. Sprinkle on nuts or sprinkles on tip. I like Krispy Kreme's Blueberry glazed donut holes best for this. I also prefer glazed holes rather than cake donuts. Stick two sticks in breakfast fruit for a nice touch beside scrambles eggs on plate.





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