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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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Fluffy cake s

Fluffy cake s

Hey guys... I have discovered another way to make your cakes more fluffy. What I do is I never put my mix in the bowl first. I put in all my liquid ingredience first: water, eggs, and oil. I start out slowly to blend these items, then I do a hard mix. I always use my wire whisk, too. What happens is you get a frothy look, which means you're adding air to the liquids. Once frothy, I add the mix. Works VERY well. Rises higher too! Try it!


Decorating With Sliced Almonds

Decorating With Sliced Almonds

Sliced almonds can be tricky to work with because they are delicate. If you are using them for decorating, gently pour opened bag of almonds onto flat surface. They will break easily when picking up, or going throuth to find just the right ones, tread lightly using just one or two fingers. Use any remaining broken pieces for garnishes or in salads.





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