Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is a great tasting cake and really looks good. It is also very easy to put together. I haven't made this cake for a long time and just ran across it in my files and thought I would share it with you. I believe I got this recipe from my sister.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 (410 g) package white cake mix
  • 34 cup milk or 34 cup water
  • 34 cup nesquik strawberry milk mix
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 34 cup quick powdered chocolate milk mix


  1. Preheat oven to 350° (325° for coloured fluted tube pan).
  2. Using solid shortening or margarine (not oil), grease and flour 12-cup fluted tube pan (non-stick finish pan, too).
  3. In large bowl, blend cream cheese and eggs until smooth.
  4. Blend in cake mix and milk.
  5. Beat 2 minutes at highest speed.
  6. Add strawberry milk drink mix to 2 cups batter; pour into prepared pan.
  7. Stir vanilla into 2 cups batter; pour over strawberry batter.
  8. Add chocolate milk drink mix to remaining batter; pour over vanilla batter.
  9. Bake 55 to 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  10. Cool upright in pan 45 minutes.
  11. Loosen edges; remove from pan.
  12. Cool completely.
  13. If desired, sprinkle with powdered sugar or serve with ice cream and chocolate sauce.
Most Helpful

What a great cake! My 7 year old son helped make this, and we had a blast! It was really easy and came out soft and moist. I followed the recipe just as written. This cake is great with a cup of coffee in the morning, or with neapolitan ice cream for dessert! We'll definately make it again!

hkcurry June 01, 2010

Wow, this is a really good pound cake! I didn't have high expectations, considering it starts with a white cake mix, and wow was I pleasantly surprised. The flavors are just right, not overly sweet; and the appearance is so pretty. I was out of milk, so I used half-and-half, and that may have made for a nicer texture. Forget the kids, DH and I are keeping this one for the adults.

Kathy :-( March 20, 2010

I made this cake for an adult birthday party and everyone loved it. I just made it again but as cupcakes and my boyfriend thinks they are absolutely amazing!! Thank you so much for this recipe - it's different and very good.

Adrienne H November 13, 2009