Simply Delicious Strawberry Cake

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Ingredients

  • strawberries

Preparation


  1. 1 (18.25-ounce) box white cake mix
  2. 1 (3-ounce) box strawberry-flavored instant gelatin
  3. 1 (15-ounce) package frozen strawberries in syrup, thawed and pureed
  4. 4 large eggs
  5. 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  6. 1/4 cup water
  7. Strawberry cream cheese frosting, recipe follows
  8. Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting
  9. 1/4 cup butter, softened
  10. 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  11. 1 (10-ounce) package frozen strawberries in syrup, thawed and pureed
  12. 1/2 teaspoon strawberry extract
  13. 7 cups confectioners' sugar
  14. Freshly sliced strawberries, for garnish, optional
  15. Directions
  16. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease 2 (9-inch) round cake pans.

  17. In a large bowl, combine cake mix and gelatin. Add pureed strawberries, eggs, oil, and water; beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Pour into prepared pans, and bake for 20 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean.

  18. Let cool in pans for 10 minutes. Remove from pans, and cool completely on wire racks.

  19. For the frosting:

  20. In a large bowl, beat butter and cream cheese at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Beat in 1/4 cup of the strawberry puree and the strawberry extract. (The rest of the puree is leftover but can be used in smoothies or on ice cream for a delicious treat.) Gradually add confectioners' sugar, beating until smooth.

  21. Spread frosting in between layers and on top and sides of cake. Garnish with sliced fresh strawberries, if desired.
May 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by affj1159 and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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