Strawberry Cake II

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A beautiful cake for the strawberry lover. Easy to make with packaged gelatin and white cake mix. Fresh strawberries can be used when they are in season.

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 to 3 - layer inch cake

Ingredients

  • 1 (3 ounce) package strawberry flavored Jell-O®

  • ½ cup cold water

  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package white cake mix

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen strawberries, thawed

  • 6 tablespoons butter

  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour three 9 inch round cake pans.

  2. In a large bowl, dissolve the gelatin in cold water; stir in the cake mix, eggs, vegetable oil, flour and 1/2 of the strawberries. Beat for 5 minutes on the medium speed of an electric mixer. Divide the batter evenly between the prepared cake pans.

  3. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the layers spring back when lightly pressed in the center. Cool cakes in the pans on wire racks.

  4. To Make Frosting: Cream the butter, sugar and the remaining half of the strawberries in a medium bowl until light and fluffy, adding additional confectioners' sugar if needed for a spreadable consistency. Spread the frosting between layers and over the top and sides of cake.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

549 Calories
31g Fat
66g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 549
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 39%
Saturated Fat 7g 37%
Cholesterol 86mg 29%
Sodium 373mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 66g 24%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 53g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 10mg 48%
Calcium 95mg 7%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 98mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.