Elswet's Strawberry Litha Cake

READY IN: 3hrs
SERVES: 16
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • CAKE.
  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Mix cake mix, flour and jellatin, add oil and beat in eggs, one by one.
  • Add water and strawberries and mix well.
  • Bake in 3 greased 9" round pans for 30-35 minutes.
  • When cooled completely, add icing and assemble into a three-layer cake.
  • ICING.
  • Mix butter with mashed strawberries.
  • Mix in SIFTED, powdered sugar until of spreading consistency.
  • When cake is cooled, apply to cake as desired.
  • After cake is iced and icing has set[hardened a bit to the touch], use a toothpick to designate the Wheel of the Year points.
  • You can, of course, use all 8, or just the 4 cross quarters, whichever you prefer.
  • Make a bed of whipped cream at each point and top off with a fresh strawberry in each bed.
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