Classic Strawberry Cake

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Opt for frozen strawberries or strawberry preserves in place of the fresh strawberries to enjoy a taste of summer on cold winter nights. For variation, try raspberries or blackberries in place of the strawberries (changing the gelatin flavor to match the berries), or lemon gelatin with berries of your choice.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hour 25 minutes

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 package (18.25 oz.) white cake mix plus ingredients called for on box
  • 4 cups strawberries, mashed
  • 1 package (3 oz.) strawberry gelatin
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tub (16 oz.) thawed whipped topping

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Generously grease 13" x 9" cake pan. Set aside.
  • Prepare batter according to instructions on package, adding the additional egg. Turn batter into cake pan. Bake for 35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool 20 minutes, then poke holes in the cake using the handle of a wooden spoon.
  • Combine mashed strawberries and gelatin in a small bowl. Top cake with strawberry mixture. Cool another 10 minutes, then frost with whipped topping.

Recipe Information

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 package (18.25 oz.) white cake mix plus ingredients called for on box
  • 4 cups strawberries, mashed
  • 1 package (3 oz.) strawberry gelatin
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tub (16 oz.) thawed whipped topping

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Generously grease 13" x 9" cake pan. Set aside.
  • Prepare batter according to instructions on package, adding the additional egg. Turn batter into cake pan. Bake for 35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool 20 minutes, then poke holes in the cake using the handle of a wooden spoon.
  • Combine mashed strawberries and gelatin in a small bowl. Top cake with strawberry mixture. Cool another 10 minutes, then frost with whipped topping.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories370
Total Fat16g
Saturated Fat10g
Cholesterol15mg
Sodium370mg
Total Carbohydrate54g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars35g
Protein5g