Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake Cake

17
Tina Reed

By
@TinyDelights

A personal favorite. We have so many!

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Fresh strawberries, cream cheese, and wonderfully sweet yogurt?! What a delightful, delicious combo! This truly is a strawberry shortcake in cake form. Simple and no frills, the cake is nice and spongy. The cream cheese layer makes this simple cake decadent. A tasty twist on strawberry shortcake.

Note: We would recommend chilling this cake for about an hour before slicing. It isn't necessary, but the top layer will slide around if the cream cheese layer isn't firm. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8-16
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • CAKE INGREDIENTS

  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix
  • 3 large
    eggs
  • 1 1/3 c
    vanilla yogurt
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • CHEESECAKE FILLING

  • 4 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 4 oz
    Cool Whip
  • 1/4 c
    strawberry jam
  • TOPPING

  • 1 qt
    fresh strawberries
  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 4 oz
    Cool Whip

How to Make Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 325. Lightly spritz the bottoms of 2 9" round cake pans with vegetable oil and dust with flour. Set aside.
  2. Combine all ingredients for cake and mix well.
  3. Divide batter between the two pans. Spread the batter in the pans evenly.
  4. Bake cake at 325 degrees for 25 minutes.
  5. Remove cakes, loosen sides from pans and place on cooling rack for about 20 minutes.
  6. Combine cream cheese and Cool Whip. Beat until smooth.
  7. Add strawberry jam. Place in refrigerator until cake is cooled.
  8. Cut up strawberries into chunks. Add sugar and place in refrigerator until ready to use.
  9. Invert cakes and turn the tops to face up. Let cool on cooling rack for an hour.
  10. When cake is cooled; spread cheesecake mixture on the top of the first layer.
  11. Place second cake on top of the mixture.
  12. Spread strawberries on top of cake.
  13. Top with Cool Whip.

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About Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #strawberry, #shortcake




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