Recipe Box, Fresh Strawberry Cake

 

 

 

 

Summer strawberries, yum!

 

 

 

 

These berries were on the over ripe side, so I decided to chop them up and let them marinate with sugar and bake them in a cake

 

 

 

 

If you have time, put them in the refrigerator to sit overnight and absorb the sugar

 

 

 

 

I used Duncan Hines Strawberry Supreme Cake mix, and  added dry strawberry jello, an extra egg, and used butter and milk instead of oil and water as directed on the box

 

 

 

 

 

Put half of the pretty pink batter in a greased bundt pan and top with strawberries

 

 

 

 

Then top with remaining batter

 

 

 

 

 

 

While cake is cooling, heat sweetened condensed milk with strawberry jam and cook for about 5 minutes

Set glaze aside to thicken and cool

 

 

 

 

 

Poke holes all over cooled cake top with a small skewer

 

 

 

Slowly pour glaze over all and let in drip down the sides

 

 

 

 

Make strawberry fans by slicing through the berry bottoms, about 5-6 slices, leaving the stem attached at the top.  Gently spread slices apart with your fingers

 

 

 

 

Place strawberry fans on top of cake

 

 

 

 

 

Fresh Strawberry Cake

  • Servings: 12
  • Difficulty: easy
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1 box Strawberry Cake Mix

1 1/2 cups chopped strawberries

2 Tablespoons white sugar

1/2 cup melted butter {8 Tablespoons}

1/4 cup milk

4 large eggs, room temperature

1 tsp. vanilla

1 cup sweetened condensed milk

2 Tablespoons strawberry jam

red food coloring if desired

5-6 large strawberries for garnish

Sprinkle chopped berries with the sugar and marinate for a few minutes or preferably overnight to let berries absorb sugar.

Combine dry cake mix with butter, milk, eggs, and vanilla and beat for 2 minutes, stopping to scrap down the sides.  Pour 1/2 of the batter into a well greased bundt pan.  Top with fresh sugared berries, then add remaining batter.  Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.  Check doneness with small skewer or cake tester. Continue baking if necessary until cake is just done.  Do not over bake.

Cool cake in pan on a rack on counter for an hour.  Turn out onto a cake plate and let cool completely.

Pour sweetened condensed milk into small saucepan and add jam.  Cook over medium heat, stirring often, until jam melts into the milk.  Add red food coloring to enhance color if desired.

Poke holes all over the top of cake with a long toothpick or small skewer.  Pour glaze slowly over top of cake and let it drip down the sides and into the center.

Slice berries from bottom up to but not through stem end, making 5-6 slices.  Gently fan out slices with your fingers.  Top cake with strawberry fans.

 

 

 

for another printable version of Fresh Strawberry Cake click here

 

🍓   Enjoy!  🍓

 

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19 Responses to “Recipe Box, Fresh Strawberry Cake”
  1. creationsbycindyphotography.blogspot.com says:

    WOW! Now that’s a cake! It is too pretty to eat. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

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  2. Jenna, that looks delicious. It would be perfect with my bold cup of coffee this morning!

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  3. Kari says:

    Jenna this cake looks so good and I can’t wait to try it. So easy with the mix. Thanks for the recipe.

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  4. Sharon Mann says:

    What a creation and it looks delicious. Strawberries are my favorite summer fruit.

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  5. I’m making something with strawberries today — don’t know what but I have some wonderful ones!

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  6. Cyndi Raines says:

    Looks pretty tasty. Strawberries are hubby’s favorite fruit. Pinning for future! 😁 Thanks Jenna!

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  7. Mary says:

    Berrylicious Jenna! Hope you 4th was wonderful. ♥

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  8. Karen says:

    I don’t think I’ve ever had a strawberry cake before and yours sounds terrific. Love the great color!

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  9. Oooh! This cake looks sooo delicious! Happy to pin to my Yummy! board. 🙂 Love strawberries, anyway.

    Thanks for a fun recipe,
    Barb 🙂

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  10. Miz Helen says:

    Your Strawberry Cake looks delicious and is so pretty! Hope you are having a great week and thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with us at Full Plate Thursday!
    Miz Helen

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