Strawberry Cake II

Strawberry Cake II

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"A beautiful cake for the strawberry lover. Easy to make with packaged gelatin and white cake mix. Fresh strawberries can be used when they are in season."

Ingredients

1 h 30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 549 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 549 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 30.6 g
  • 47%
  • Carbs:
  • 65.8g
  • 21%
  • Protein:
  • 5 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 86 mg
  • 29%
  • Sodium:
  • 373 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour three 9 inch round cake pans.
  2. In a large bowl, dissolve the gelatin in cold water; stir in the cake mix, eggs, vegetable oil, flour and 1/2 of the strawberries. Beat for 5 minutes on the medium speed of an electric mixer. Divide the batter evenly between the prepared cake pans.
  3. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the layers spring back when lightly pressed in the center. Cool cakes in the pans on wire racks.
  4. To Make Frosting: Cream the butter, sugar and the remaining half of the strawberries in a medium bowl until light and fluffy, adding additional confectioners' sugar if needed for a spreadable consistency. Spread the frosting between layers and over the top and sides of cake.
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This cake was so great it deserves 6 stars! Judging from what other reviewers said, I drained well and pureed the (unsweetened) strawberries. I added 1/2 cup of the puree to the cake batter an...

I didn't think I would be a fan of a fruit-flavored cake, but I was wrong! This cake is truly wonderful. I've made it twice now--once for an informal wedding shower and once for family, and ev...

I've made this recipe twice and both times used fresh strawberries. The first time I made it, I used the icing recipe listed. It was horrible and required a lot of modifications (should have l...