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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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Duncan Hines Classsic White Wedding Cake Instructions

Duncan Hines Classsic White Wedding Cake Instructions

I've had this for years and pull it out when I do a wedding cake. Photo from cakecentral.com. 1. Preheat oven to 325*. Generously grease and flour pans. 2. For each box of cake mix, add 3 egg whites, 1 1/3 cups water, 2 Tablespoons oil. Blend at medium speed for 2 minutes, scraping bowl. Pour in pans and bake. 3. Bake at 325* until toothpick comes out clean. 4. Cool 15 to 20 minutes in pan on wire cooling rack. Amount of Batter Per Pan - all are in INCHES!!! (each box yields 5 cups) 6"x2" & 2 cups @ 40-50 min. 8"x2" & 3 1/2 cups @ 40-50 min. 10"x2" & 5 cups (1 mix) @ 40-50 min. 12"x2" & 7 1/2 cups 45-55 min. 14"x2" & 10 cups (2 mixes) @ 45-55 min. 16"x2" & 13 cups @ 45-55 min.


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In the late 1950's there was a recipe on the chocolate cake mix box, First you iced it with icing recipe and then made a darker, thinner glaze and poured over top of cake and it slowly would run down the sides and set it was a wonderful recipe but I have lost it and was wondering if anyone old like me would remember the cake. Thanks Carol





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