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Paula Dean's Simply Delicious Strawberry Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Brenda Rhodes

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 (18.25 oz) box White cake mix
1 (3 oz) box Strawberry flavored instant gelatin
1 (15oz) pkg frozen strawberries in syrup, thawed and pureed
4 large eggs
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup water

Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting
1/4 cup butter-softened
1 (8oz) pkg cream cheese, softened
1 (10oz) pkg frozen strawberries in syrup, thawed and pureed
1/2 tsp strawberry extract
7 cups confectioners sugar
Freshly slice strawberries for garnish

Directions:
Directions:
Cake: Preheat oven to 350 :Lightly grease 2--9 inch round cake pans. In a large bowl combine cake mix and gelatin. Add pureed strawberries, eggs, oil and water. Beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Pour into prepared pans and bake for 20 min or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool in pans for 10 min. Remove from pans, and cool completely on wire racks.

Icing: In a large bowl, beat butter and cream cheese at medium speed with a electric mixer until creamy. Beat in 1/4 cup of the strawberry puree and the vanilla extract. ( The rest of the puree is left over but can be used in smoothies or on ice cream for a delicious treat) Gradually add confectioners sugar, beating until smooth. Spread frosting in between layers and on top and sides of cake. Garnish with sliced fresh strawberries if desired

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From Brenda Rhodes

 

 

 

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