Strawberry Cake

Chopped fresh strawberries added to the cake batter give this cake strawberry flavor throughout.

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.

Strawberry Frosting

    Yield: Frosting for a 3-layer cake.

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 (16-ounce) box confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/2 cup strawberry juice
  • 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.


Fran H

Ihave baked this cake for 30 yrs and it is a wonderful cake. I buy the frozen in the juice and that makes a terrific cake

Danielle Carroll

Hi Fran,
Sounds delicious!
-Danielle, Bonnie Plants

Kelly Smith

Hi Cheryl,

I just added the strawberry frosting recipe to the page, so you should be able to make all of this yummy-sounding cake now!

Kelly, Bonnie Plants

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