Easy Strawberry Cake

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Dec. 05, 2018

Easy Strawberry Cake tastes and looks like a bakery cake, but is easier than from-scratch! It's full of fresh strawberries in the cake and the icing. This cake is 'easy' because it starts with a cake mix, but don't worry unless you tell noone will ever know!

Ingredients

White cake mix 18 Ounce (1 package, use ingredients listed here NOT what is listed on the box)
Strawberry jello 3 Ounce (1 package)
Finely chopped strawberries 1 Cup (16 tbs) (frozen can be used)
Vegetable oil/Canola oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Whole milk 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Eggs 4 Large (room temperature)
For strawberry cream cheese frosting:
Cream cheese 8 Ounce (1 package)
Butter 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (room temperature)
Confectioner sugar 6 Cup (96 tbs)
Heavy whipping cream 2 Tablespoon
Finely chopped strawberries 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , drained

Directions

GETTING READY:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

MAKING:

2. Lightly spray pans with non-stick spray.

3. Place the cake mix, jello, strawberries, oil, milk and eggs in a large bowl. Mix 3 minutes, stopping to scrap down sides of bowl a couple times. 4.

4. Divide the batter evenly among layer pans or pour into 9x13 inch pan. For 9x13 pan bake 28 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. (Cook layers according to directions on the box of cake mix.) Remove cake and cool completely.

FOR CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:

MAKING:

1. Mix cream cheese and butter until smooth.

2. Sift sugar and add one cup full at a time to cream mixture.

3. Add cream and strawberries and incorporate completely.

4. Pour over cake and smooth out covering entire cake layer.

SERVING:

5. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 12