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mama seward's strawberry cake recipe

(165 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Wanda Harrison
Henderson, TN

I got this strawberry cake recipe from my daughter's grandmother. It is absolutely incredible.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This is a very moist cake!  If we close our eyes while eating it, the aroma almost makes us feel as though we're eating fresh strawberries.  There's no better endorsement than that!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(165 ratings)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For mama seward's strawberry cake recipe

  • CAKE
  • 1 box
    white cake mix
  • 1 box
    strawberry gelatin (small box)
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 4
  • 1 c
    mashed sweetened strawberries (not drained)
  • 1 stick
    butter, softened
  • 1 lb
    box of powdered sugar
  • 1/2 c
    mashed strawberries, drained

How To Make mama seward's strawberry cake recipe

  • 1
    CAKE: Mix all cake ingredients together and pour into a 9x11 inch pan. (You can layer in 2 smaller pans if you'd prefer.) Do not fill to the top of the pan, or batter will bake up too tall.
  • 2
    Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes.
  • 3
    FROSTING: Mix together frosting ingredients. (It's very important that strawberries are drained.) If too thick keep adding strawberries until it is the right consistency.