Cream-Filled Strawberry-Brownie Cake

Recipe by Jane from Ohio
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (19 1/2 ounce) box pillsbury chocolate fudge brownie mix
  • 12
    cup vegetable oil
  • 14
    cup water
  • 3
    eggs (I used extra large)
  • cake, layer
  • 1
    (18 1/4 ounce) box if pillsbury strawberry cake mix
  • 14
    cup water
  • 13
    cup vegetable oil
  • 12
    cup of diced fresh strawberries
  • 1
    (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 12
    cup butter, softened
  • 1
    (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • frosting, and garnish
  • 1
    (16 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed2/3 cup
  • 23
  • 3
    cups of sliced fresh strawberries

DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 3 9 inch cake pans with cooking spray. Line bottoms of pans with parchment paper and spray paper with cooking spray.
  • In a medium bowl, stir brownie mix, 1/2 cup vegetable oil, 1/4 cup of water and 3 eggs. Stir all brownie layer ingredients 50 strokes iwith a spoon. spread 1 cup of batter in each of the three pans.
  • In a large bowl beat all the cake layer ingredients except the diced strawberries with an electric mixer.
  • mix the strawberry cake mix,1/4 cup of water, 1/3 cup of vegetable oiland 3 eggs. beat on high speed for 2 minutes or until blended. fold in diced strawberries. Pour and spread 1 1/3 cup of mixture over brownie batter in each pan.
  • Bake 20 t0 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • cool pans 10 minutes. carefully invert cake layers from pans onto a cooling rack. Remove parchment paper.Cool completely 1 hour. Meanwhile to make filling.beat cream cheese and butter at high speed until smooth and creamy. Beat in 3 cups of powdered sugar until creamy . Fold in 8 oz of whipped topping.
  • to make the frosting, in another medium bowl beat 16 oz of whipped topping,2/3 up of powdered sugar with and electric mixer until blended.
  • To assemble. Place 1 cake layer brownie side down on cake plate.spread 1/2 of the filling over cake to within 1/4 in of the edge of cake.top with 3/4 up of strawberry slices. Repeat the second layer with brownie side down, remaining filling and 3/4 cup of strawberry slices. Top with remaining cake layer, top side up.
  • frost top and side of cake with frosting and garnish with remaining strawberries.