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strawberry cake with cream cheese filling

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Bonnie Beck
Route 66, AZ

Saw this on FB and thought it would be such a good recipe. Can't imagine why one couldn't use different flavors of Jams or Preserves. I'd use stablized whipped cream instead of Cool Whip.

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For strawberry cake with cream cheese filling

  • 1 pkg
    white cake mix plus ingredients to make it, i'd use french vanilla
  • 12 oz
    cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 c
    strawberry preserves
  • 3/4 c
  • 12 oz
    cool whip
  • 4 to 5
    drops of red food coloring (i'd eliminate)
  • fresh strawberries or berries

How To Make strawberry cake with cream cheese filling

  • 1
    Make cake mix as directed except reduce the water amount it calls for by a 1/3 cup and add 1 cup strawberry preserves and 4 or 5 drops of red food coloring. Bake as directed in 2 9inch cake pans. When cakes are completely cooled put one of the cakes on the cake plate. in a bowl mix room temperature cream cheese, 3/4 cup sugar, and 1/2 cup strawberry preserves. Smooth cream cheese mixture on top of first cake, leave about 1/2 inch from the side of the cake. Add on top of this the other cake and icing with cool whip and decorate with fresh strawberries.