This strawberry cake with Jell-O® recipe has been in my family for 40+ years... don't take any shortcuts and it's sure to be the most delicious, rich cake you will ever make!

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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Cake:
Frosting:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 8-inch cake pans.

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  • Combine cake mix, gelatin mix, oil, eggs, strawberries, and flour in a large mixing bowl. Pour equal amounts into the prepared cake pans.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 20 to 30 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely, about 30 minutes.

  • While cakes are cooling, mix powdered sugar, butter, and vanilla extract together in a bowl by hand. Chill for about 20 minutes.

  • Whip chilled frosting until fluffy. Sandwich cake layers together with some frosting. Spread remaining frosting over the top and sides.

Nutrition Facts

497.9 calories; protein 4.7g 9% DV; carbohydrates 55.1g 18% DV; fat 29.6g 46% DV; cholesterol 77.2mg 26% DV; sodium 292.1mg 12% DV. Full Nutrition