Strawberry Preserve Cake

Dianne Wells


Wonderful tasting dessert made with pantry staples.


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40 Min
30 Min


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  • 2 1/2 c
    cake flour
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 3/4 c
    strawberry preserves
  • 4
  • 3/4 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
  • ·
    red food coloring paste
  • ·
    1 recipe strawberry cream cheese frosting

  • 1 pkg
    (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/4 c
    strawberry preserves
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 4 c
    confectioners sugar

How to Make Strawberry Preserve Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 2 9" round pans with parchment paper and lightly coat with cooking spray.
    Sift dry ingredients together and set aside
    Beat butter and sugar 4 min until light and fluffy. Add preserves and then the eggs, 1 at a time. Beat well after each. Add vanilla and enough food coloring to desired color.
    Add flour mixture alternately with buttermilk, ending with flour mixture.
    Divide evenly into pans. Bake on middle rack of oven for 25-30 min. or done. Let cool completely on a wire rack.
    Spread frosting between layers and on sides and top. Garnish with strawberries if desired.
  2. For frosting: Beat cream cheese and butter together until creamy. Add preserves and vanilla. Beat well. Add confectioners sugar and beat until smooth.

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Course/Dish: Cakes

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