Strawberry Meringue Cake

Recipe by pines506
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 12-16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a mixing bowl, combine cake mix, orange juice, egg yolks and orange peel.
  • Beat on medium speed for 4 minutes.
  • Pour into two greased and floured 9-inch round baking pans; set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar on medium until foamy.
  • Gradually beat in 1 cup sugar, a tablespoon at a time on high until stiff glossy peaks form and sugar is dissolved.
  • Spread the meringue even over both pans of cake batter.
  • Bake at 350°F for 35 minutes or until meringue is lightly browned.
  • Cool in pans on wire racks (meringue will crack).
  • Beat the cream until stiff peaks form.
  • Mash 1/2 cup of strawberries with remaining sugar; fold into whipped cream.
  • Loosen edges of cakes from pans with a knife.
  • Using two large spatulas, carefully remove one cake to a serving platter, meringue side up.
  • Carefully spread with about two-thirds of the cream mixture.
  • Slice the remaining berries; arrange half over cream mixture.
  • Repeat layers.
  • Store in the refrigerator.
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