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Strawberry Cake and Frosting II

Rated as 4.36 out of 5 Stars

"This rich cake can be made with any kind of fruit, I have used oranges and cherries, just substitute the flavor of gelatin to match the fruit."
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Ingredients

1 h 5 m servings 722 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 - 9x13 inch pan)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together cake mix and gelatin mix. Make a well in the center and pour in 1 cup mashed strawberries, oil, eggs and sweetened condensed milk. Beat on low speed until blended. Scrape bowl, and beat 4 minutes on medium speed. Stir in 1/2 cup coconut and chopped nuts. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 to 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.
  4. To make the frosting: In a large bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar, melted margarine, 1/4 cup mashed strawberries and 1/4 cup coconut. Beat until smooth and spread over cake.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 722 calories; 37.6 g fat; 93 g carbohydrates; 6.8 g protein; 66 mg cholesterol; 452 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I made this cake in a 2 layer heart shaped cake w/ Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting from this site, and it was SO GOOD!! I got a lot of compliments, 2 people said it was the best cake they've ever ...

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I was hoping to make a light, cheery, fresh-tasting cake with my yummy strawberries. Unfortunately... well, you know that cereal that Calvin (& Hobbes) likes to eat -- Chocolate-Frosted Sugar Bo...

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I was hoping to make a light, cheery, fresh-tasting cake with my yummy strawberries. Unfortunately... well, you know that cereal that Calvin (& Hobbes) likes to eat -- Chocolate-Frosted Sugar Bo...

I made this cake in a 2 layer heart shaped cake w/ Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting from this site, and it was SO GOOD!! I got a lot of compliments, 2 people said it was the best cake they've ever ...

Very good cake. I omitted the coconut and nuts - personal preference. I made the following substitutions as well - 1 c. applesauce in place of oil, low fat condensed milk and sugar free gelati...

This was very good. I made it twice, the first time strictly according to instructions. I found it a bit too sweet, so the next time I substituted buttermilk for the sweetened condensed milk. Ex...

This is a very easy and fast cake to make. It is also very moist and rich in flavor. Here is a little tip. If you wish to make this cake when strawberries are not in season, buy fresh strawbe...

My niece's mother-in-law made this cake at Christmas where I tasted it for the first time. I honestly think it just may be the best cake I've ever had. Her recipe is ever so slightly different...

This cake is amazing! It's seriously the best cake I've ever had. The frosting tasted buttery so I had to add more strawberries and some extra powdered sugar though. I also put an entire bag of ...

This was a great and easy recipe. And the kids loved it! I also had several adults ask me for the recipe. I did leave out the cocunut and walnuts to be kid friendly. It was wonderful!

I loved the cake but the frosting is very sweet.