This elegant three-layer strawberry cake recipe is sure to impress. Chopped fresh strawberries are added to the cake batter, and homemade strawberry frosting gives the finishing touch.
Yield: 10 to 12 servings.
- 1 package white cake mix
- 1 package strawberry gelatin
- ¾ cup vegetable oil
- 4 eggs
- 1 cup chopped strawberries
- Strawberry Frosting (see recipe below)
Combine the cake mix and gelatin in a mixing bowl. Add the oil and eggs. Beat for 3 minutes or until well mixed. Add the strawberries and beat for 1 minute longer. Pour into 3 greased and floured cake pans. Bake at 350 to 370 degrees for 25 minutes or until the cake tests done. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Remove to a wire rack to cool completely. Frost with Strawberry Frosting.
- 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
- 1 (16-ounce) box confectioners’ sugar
- 1/2 cup strawberry juice
Yield: Frosting for a 3-layer cake.
Cream the butter and 1 cup of the confectioners’ sugar. Add the remaining sugar and strawberry juice alternately, mixing well after each addition.
Recipe adapted from Southern and Then Some, a cookbook of the Alabama Farmers Cooperative, Inc.