Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 20 mins

Southern Living

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a bowl, beat the first 4 ingredients together at low speed using an electric mixer until cake mix is moistened.
  2. Beat at medium speed 4 minutes.
  3. Pour batter into 2 greased/floured 9-inch round cake pans.
  4. Bake in a preheated 350° for 18-20 minutes or until a pick comes out clean.
  5. Cool on wire racks 10 minutes; remove from pans.
  6. Brush top of each cake layer with 2 tablespoons preserves; cool on wire racks.
  7. Beat remaining preserves with cream and powdered sugar at high speed with electric mixer until stiff peaks form.
  8. Place 1 cake layer on serving plate; arrange half of strawberries over layer; top with half of whipped cream mixture; place 2nd cake layer atop.
  9. Repeat procedure with 2nd layer--arrange strawberries and top with whipped cream mixture.
  10. Garnish with fresh berries, if desired.

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