Dreamy Strawberry Cake

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by LAURIE

I always make this a Valentines Day and usually in my heart shaped pans, but it is good year round. I especially like the frosting and have used it for sugar cookies.

Top Review by Baby Chevelle

My family loved this! I need to adjust though. I made exactly as written, but I too experienced the too thin icing problem, it wouldn't stay on cake. Also I will use a 9 in pan, because the cake rose too high for the 8 in. and I had to cut aroung to frost. But I did get it finished by cutting off excess and refrigerating the icing. I guess next time I will use less syrup in the icing and more in the cake, and use 9 inch pans. I even added more powedered sugar and that still didn't work for me. But this is a great recipe, I will just adjust next time. Thanx for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix together cake mix, jello, flour, eggs and water in a large bowl.
  2. Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes.
  3. Add 1/2 of the strawberries including 1/2 the syrup and beat 1 more minute.
  4. Add the oil and beat 1 more minute.
  5. Divide batter into 2 greased and floured 8 inch square or 9 inch round pans.
  6. Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes.
  7. Cool slightly and remove from pans.
  8. Cool completely.
  9. Make frosting.
  10. Beat margarine or butter until smooth.
  11. Add the sugar alternating with the remaining half of the strawberries including the syrup beating until smooth.
  12. Add vanila and mix well.
  13. If frosting is too thick thin with a very small amount of milk or cream.
  14. Frost cooled cake.

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