Grandma Sonja Strawberry Cake

Grandma Sonja Strawberry Cake

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Sonja Adams


This is a combination of my two favorite Strawberry cake recipes. I got tired of looking back and forth, and decided to combine it. Hope you enjoy!


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Convection Oven


  • 1 pkg
    18.25 plain white cake mix
  • 1 pkg
    3 oz strawberry gelatin
  • 1 c
    mashed strawberries with juice (fresh only)
  • 1 c
    any cooking oil you like to use (i prefer canola)
  • 1/2 c
    whole milk (no substitutes)
  • 4 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
  • 4 large
    eggs (i prefer xl)

How to Make Grandma Sonja Strawberry Cake


  1. Place rack in center of oven and preheat to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare 3 - 9 inch pans with baker’s joy and Wondra quick mixing flour. Shake out the excess flour. Place pans to the side.
  3. Dump cake mix, gelatin, sugar, flour, strawberries with juice, oil, milk, and eggs in a large mixing bowl. With a hand mixer, mix on low to combine. Scrape the bowl with a spatula. Mix again on high for 2 minutes only. Scrape again if necessary. Should be well blended. DO NOT OVER MIX!
  4. After layers are completely cool use frosting that you like to complete the cake (I prefer strawberry frosting).

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About Grandma Sonja Strawberry Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Heirloom

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