Strawberry Cake is the epitome of indulgence with its luscious strawberry-infused layers and creamy cream cheese icing. This recipe offers a delightful balance of sweetness and a burst of fruity freshness, making it an ideal choice for birthdays, gatherings, or whenever you crave a slice of pure bliss.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Can I use a different flavor of jello?
A: Absolutely! Experiment with flavors like raspberry or cherry to customize the cake to your liking.

Q: Can I make the cake ahead of time?
A: Yes, you can bake the cake a day in advance and store it in the refrigerator. Add the icing just before serving for a fresh finish.

Q: Can I use a different type of oil in the cake?
A: Certainly! Vegetable oil or melted butter can be suitable alternatives to canola oil.

Kitchen Equipment Needed

  • Mixing bowls
  • 9×13 baking pan
  • Mixer
  • Spatula for icing


  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 3 tbsp plain flour
  • 1 (3 Oz) box strawberry jello
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3/4 cup oil (canola oil works well)
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen pureed strawberries (1 cup for the cake, 1 cup for the icing)
  • 4 eggs


  1. Prepare the Cake Batter:
  • Combine cake mix, flour, strawberry jello, and water in a bowl.
  • Add oil and eggs one at a time, beating well between additions.
  • Incorporate one cup of pureed strawberries into the batter and beat for an additional 2 minutes.
  • Pour the batter into a well-greased and floured 9×13 pan.
  • Bake at 350°F for approximately 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  1. Cream Cheese Icing:
  • In a mixing bowl, combine softened butter, softened cream cheese, and one cup of frozen or fresh pureed strawberries.
  • Gradually add powdered sugar and mix with a mixer until creamy.
  1. Assemble and Garnish:
  • Once the cake has cooled, spread the cream cheese icing over the top.
  • Optionally, garnish with whole strawberries or drizzle additional pureed strawberries on top.

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