Duncan Hines Strawberry Shortcake from a Mix

Recipe by grandma2969
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • CAKE
  • 19 14
    ounces French vanilla cake mix
  • 3
    large eggs
  • 1 14
    cups water
  • 12
    cup butter, softened
  • FILLING
  • 2
    cups whipping cream, chilled
  • 13
    cup sugar
  • 12
    teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1
    quart strawberry, rinsed, drained, sliced
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350*.
  • Grease two round 9" round cake pans -- with butter or margarine.Sprinkle bottom and sides with granulated sugar.
  • FOR CAKE:.
  • Combine cake mix, eggs, water and butter in large bowl --
  • Beat at medium speed with electric mixer at medium speed for 2 minutes.
  • Pour into prepared pans.
  • Bake at 350*.for 30-35 minutes or toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean --
  • Cool in pan 10 minutes.
  • Invert on cooling rack.Cool completely.
  • FOR FILLING & TOPPING:.
  • beat whipping cream, sugar and vanilla extract until stiff in large bowl -- Reserve 1/3 cup for garnish --
  • Place one cake layer on serving plate.
  • Spread with half the remaining whipped cream and sliced strawberries -- Repeat with remaining layer,
  • Garnish with remaining whipped cream and strawberries --
  • Garnish with mint leaves, if desired.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve.
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