Three Layer Strawberry Cake

Recipe by Marie
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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350° and grease and flour 3 (9") round cake pans.
  • Stir together cake mix and jello mix in a large bowl.
  • Make a well in the center and pour in 1 cup mashed strawberries, oil, milk and eggs.
  • Beat on low speed until blended.
  • Scrape bowl and beat for 4 minutes on medium speed.
  • Fold in the coconut and pecans.
  • Divide the batter among the prepared pans.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  • Let cool in pans for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.
  • For frosting, mash the 3/4 cup strawberries to make 1/2 cup, then drain well and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until smooth, then blend in powdered sugar and drained strawberries.
  • Beat on medium speed until frosting lightens and is well combined.
  • Fold in the coconut.
  • Frost between layers and on top and sides.
  • Chill uncovered for 30 minutes or until frosting sets, then cover and chill for 4 hours before serving.
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