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Strawberry Cake

01:45:00 Makes 16 servings, 1 piece (105 g) each.
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Makes 16 servings, 1 piece (105 g) each.

We've turned a boxed cake mix into a strawberry dessert extravaganza! With the addition of strawberry JELL-O and fresh strawberries, this layered Strawberry Cake recipe is bursting with berry-licious flavour.

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  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Combine cake mix and jelly powder in large bowl. Add eggs, oil, water and 3/4 cup berries; beat with mixer until well blended. Pour into 2 greased and floured 9-inch round pans.
  • Bake 30 min. or until toothpick inserted in centres comes out clean. Cool cakes in pans 10 min. Remove from pans to wire racks; cool completely. Meanwhile, drain remaining berries.
  • Beat cream cheese in large bowl with mixer until creamy. Gradually beat in sugar. Add drained berries; mix well. Whisk in Cool Whip. Stack cake layers on plate, spreading 1 cup Cool Whip mixture between layers. Frost top and side with remaining Cool Whip mixture. Keep refrigerated.

Size Wise

Sweets can be part of a balanced diet but remember to keep tabs on portions.

How to Prevent Air Bubbles

To release any air bubbles from the cake batter, lightly tap filled cake pans on counter before baking. Any small air bubbles will rise to the surface.

How to Keep the Cake Plate Clean

Make 4-inch square in centre of cake plate with 4 (3-inch-wide) strips of waxed paper. Stack and frost cake layers as directed in centre of waxed paper square. Any frosting drippings will land on the waxed paper, keeping the plate clean! Remove waxed paper strips after frosting top and side of cake with remaining Cool Whip.

High Altitude Directions

Cakes tend to stick more when baked at high altitudes, so be sure to follow the High Altitude Directions on the cake mix package. Also, grease the pans well and dust with flour or line with parchment paper before using. To prevent the batter from overflowing, use 9-inch round cake pans instead.


  • Makes 16 servings, 1 piece (105 g) each.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size Makes 16 servings, 1 piece (105 g) each.
Calories 400
% Daily Value
Total fat 25g
Saturated fat 7g
Cholesterol 65mg
Sodium 320mg
Carbohydrate 41g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 32g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 10 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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