Strawberry Cream Cake

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This Strawberry Cream Cake recipe is a big crowd pleaser, and great for summer parties. With fresh strawberries, real cream, and delicious jam, it’s sure to please the entire family.

Strawberry Cream Cake

This cake is the perfect summer treat. One summer I made it no less than 10 times.  It was requested at every baby shower, book club, or girls night I attended.  My friend Tiffany introduced it to me, but I didn’t get my hands on the recipe until another friend, Linda, moved away.  As a goodbye gift, she typed up a recipe book of all of her most requested recipes and gave it to me.

slice of strawberry cream cake topped with fresh strawberries

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This is no ordinary strawberry cake.  The cake is topped with a light cream cheese frosting, fresh strawberries, and strawberry glaze.  You will love it!

Start with a jelly roll pan and a white cake mix.  If you don’t know what that type of pan isis, it’s big and thin. I like cakes better this way anyway.  The strawberry glaze and cream on top is where it’s at, the cake is just the base. I added some cut up strawberries to the original recipe because I like texture in my cake.

white cake with fresh strawberries

strawberry sheet cake

Above is the cooked cake, the strawberries sunk down into the cake.  Now it is time for the frosting!

strawberry cream cake with fresh strawberries

I love cream cheese frosting.  I pretty much only do cream cheese frosting on everything.  And I love the addition of the whipped topping, it makes the perfect light cream cheese frosting for this strawberry cream cake.  After frosting, I add more fresh strawberries to the top.  You can never have too many fresh strawberries.

Right before serving, top with strawberry glaze and enjoy!

strawberries and cream sheet cake

Strawberry Cream Cake Recipe

Strawberry Cream Cake
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

Delicious white cake with fresh strawberries, strawberry glaze, and lots of cream frosting!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: strawberry cream cake
Servings: 12 servings
Author: Kristen Duke
Ingredients
  • 1 white cake mix plus ingredients on package
  • 16 oz cream cheese two 8oz packages
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 pt whipped topping or cool whip
  • 8 oz strawberry glaze
  • 2 lb strawberries
Instructions
  1. Clean and cut fresh strawberries

  2. Prepare the cake mix according to package directions and spread batter in a jelly roll pan.  Place 1/2 of the strawberries into the batter.

  3. Bake the cake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.  Then remove the cake from the oven and allow to cool

Frosting
  1. With a mixer, cream together the powdered sugar and cream cheese.  Once combined, fold in 1 pt of whipped topping (cool whip or the like)

  2. Frost the cooled cake with the frosting and top with fresh cut strawberries.  And refrigerate until ready to serve.

  3. Once ready to serve, top with strawberry glaze, slice, and enjoy! 

slice of strawberry cream cake

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