This easy homemade strawberry cake is bursting with fresh strawberry flavor and is absolutely stunning. Your family will love it!
Keyword strawberry cake
Prep Time 20minutes
Cook Time 45minutes
Total Time 1hour5minutes
1 3/4cupswhite sugar
3ouncestrawberry flavored gelatinraspberry totally works, also
2 3/4cupsall-purpose flour
2 1/2teaspoonsbaking powder
Preheat oven to 350degrees. Grease and flour 2 8inch cake rounds.
Puree your strawberries, transfer to a small saucepan and boil gently until reduced by half (about 20 minutes). Cool completely. You want to end up with about 1/2 cup pureed strawberries --->TIP: double your strawberries if you want to make the strawberry frosting. You'll save yourself the step of doing those later!
Add butter, sugar, vanilla, and jello to a large mixing bowl. Beat until smooth.
Add eggs one at time beating between each egg.
In a separate bowl mix flour and baking powder.
Add milk and flour alternately to the butter mixture. Beat well after each addition.
Gently fold in strawberry puree.
Pour into prepared cake pans.
Bake for 35-40 minutes or until toothpick in the center comes out clean.