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Slice of strawberry cake on white plate topped with a swirl of whipped cream
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Homemade Strawberry Cake

Fresh, delicious and easy this Homemade Strawberry Cake has diced strawberries in the cake batter and then frosted with a light, fresh, strawberry cream cheese frosting.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 20 slices
Calories: 451kcal


  • 1 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 2 1/2 cup sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 3 oz pkg strawberry jello
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup strawberries diced

Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 8 oz pkg cream cheese, softened
  • 5-6 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup strawberry puree


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Line a 12"x17" baking sheet with parchment paper and lightly spray with non-stick cooking spray, set aside.
  • In stand mixer beat your butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add in your eggs, one mixing well after each addition, then add in your vanilla until combined,.
  • In large bowl, whisk together flour, jello and baking soda.
  • Alternate adding your dry ingredients and your milk until combined.
  • Lastly fold in your diced strawberries.
  • Spread into prepared pan and bake for 22-25 minutes or until slightly golden on top, remove from oven and cool completely.
  • To make your frosting in stand mixer add your cream cheese and butter and beat until creamy.
  • Add in your powdered sugar one cup at a time until combined.
  • Lastly add in your strawberry puree, if mixture is too runny add a little more powdered sugar.
  • Spread over cooled cake and serve.


Calories: 451kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 228mg | Potassium: 109mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 580IU | Vitamin C: 6.5mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 2.6mg