Best Strawberry Cake Ever

This strawberry cake is a delightful treat that perfectly captures the essence of fresh strawberries. It’s a moist and flavorful dessert that’s perfect for any occasion, from birthdays to afternoon tea. The combination of strawberry-flavored cake layers and a creamy strawberry cream cheese frosting makes this cake a standout choice for any dessert spread.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  • Bursting with strawberry flavor
  • Moist and tender cake layers
  • Creamy and luscious cream cheese frosting
  • Simple and easy to make
  • Perfect for special occasions or casual gatherings


  • 1 box white cake mix (18.25 ounces)
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 box strawberry-flavored instant gelatin (3 ounces)
  • 1 package frozen strawberries in syrup, thawed and pureed (15 ounces)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil

For the frosting:

  • 7 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 package cream cheese (8 ounces), softened
  • 1/4 cup softened butter
  • 1 package frozen strawberries in syrup, thawed and pureed (10 ounces)
  • 1/2 teaspoon strawberry extract


  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine cake mix, strawberry gelatin, pureed strawberries, eggs, vegetable oil, and water. Mix well.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared cake pans and bake for 20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the center of the cake.
  • For the frosting, beat softened butter and cream cheese until smooth. Add 1/4 cup strawberry puree and strawberry extract to the cream cheese mixture. Mix until combined.
  • Gradually add confectioners’ sugar, beating until smooth and creamy.
  • Once the cake layers have cooled, frost the cake with the strawberry cream cheese frosting.
  • Optionally, garnish with freshly sliced strawberries.
  • Serve and enjoy your delicious strawberry cake!
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Kcal: 350 calories per serving
  • Servings: 12


This strawberry cake can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Ensure it is covered to maintain its freshness and moisture.

Recipe Tips

  • For an extra burst of strawberry flavor, consider adding a few drops of red food coloring to the cake batter.
  • If fresh strawberries are in season, they can be used as a decorative topping for an added visual appeal.
  • Ensure the frozen strawberries are thoroughly thawed before pureeing them for the cake batter and frosting for the best consistency and flavor.

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