Drunken Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cake

Raquel Beltz


My original recipe for Drunken Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cake can easily be converted to non-alcoholic. Simply substitute strawberry pop or red cream soda for the sparkling beer.

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This cake is so light and delicious. And the frosting... it's so good it almost didn't make it onto the cake! The combination of marshmallow cream and cream cheese make a great frosting. Yummy! The Test Kitchen


★★★★★ 3 votes

1 Hr 15 Min
30 Min


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1 box
duncan hines devil's food cake mix
3.3 oz
box devil's food instant pudding mix
1 c
3 large
1/3 c
canola oil


1 1/2 c
3 oz
strawberry jello
12 oz
delicia strawberries & cream (sparkling malt beverage)


8 oz
cream cheese, softened
7 oz
marshmallow cream
3.3 oz
box chocolate fudge instant pudding mix
8 oz
cool whip

How to Make Drunken Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cake


  • 1PREHEAT oven to 350°F for metal or glass pans, 325°F for dark or coated pans.
  • 2BLEND dry mixes (cake and pudding), water, oil and eggs in large bowl at low speed until moistened (about 30 seconds). BEAT at medium speed for 2 minutes.
  • 3POUR batter in pan 9X13 glass dish and bake for 30 minutes.
  • 4When cake is approximately 5 minutes from being done, begin the Jello mixture.
  • 5Bring 1 1/2 cups of water to a full boil. Add jello and mix until jello is fully dissolved.
  • 6Add 12 oz Delicia Strawberries & Cream to jello. (For a non-alcoholic cake, replace the Delicia Strawberries & Cream with strawberry or red cream soda.)
  • 7Pull cake from oven and liberally poke fork holes in cake.
  • 8Pour jello mix over cake and place in refrigerator for at least one hour.
  • 9After cake has fully cooled, make Chocolate Fudge Marshmallow frosting.
  • 10Soften 8 oz cream cheese.
  • 11Blend with 7oz jar of marshmallow cream and 3.3 oz box of chocolate fudge pudding.
  • 12Add 8oz tub of cool whip and blend completely.
  • 13Spread frosting (all of it) evenly over fully cooled cake cake.
  • 14Cut and serve.
  • 15You may want to garnish with fresh strawberries dipped in white chocolate for a more elegant look when entertaining.
  • 16Store leftover cake (if there is any) in a covered container in refrigerator.

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About Drunken Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Puddings, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: American

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