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Unreal Strawberry Cake

Laura Vivenzio Recipe shared by:
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This strawberry cake is unbelievably delicious, trust me. The cotton candy pink color makes it a real crowd-pleaser. The cream cheese is light as a feather, and the flavors bloom in your mouth like a real strawberry plant!

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  • CAKE:
  • 1 box Duncan Hines Moist Deluxe French Vanilla Cake Mix
  • 1 box strawberry gelatin
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup smashed strawberries, with juice
  • 8 oz Philly cream cheese
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 3 1/2 c powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup smashed strawberries

Baking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350° degrees.
  2. Lightly grease three 9" round pans.
  3. Place cake mix, strawberry gelatin, smashed strawberries, oil, milk, and eggs in large mixing bowl and beat on low speed for 1 min.
  4. Divide batter among pans and place in oven. Bake cakes until lightly brown (about 28-30 minutes).
  5. Remove from oven and allow to cool for 40 minutes.
  6. Combine cream cheese, and butter and mix on low speed for a minute.
  7. Add sugar and strawberries. Blend frosting on low until sugar is incorporated.
  8. To assemble: place one cake layer on plate and spread top with frosting, add another cake layer and frost the top, add last cake layer and frost the top.
  9. Use remaining frosting for the sides of the cake.
  10. Place fresh strawberries on top of frosting for decoration. ENJOY!!!!!

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