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trawberry Surprise Cake🍓

A Strawberry Sensation

Course: Cake, Dessert
Cuisine: All-American
Keyword: boxed cake mix, Cake, cake mix, strawberry cake mix
Servings: 12 servings
  • 1 15 oz package Strawberry Cake Mix
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon strawberry extract
  • 2 drops rose pink soft gel paste food coloring, optional
  • 1/4 cup strawberry jam or fresh hulled diced strawberries
  • Cream Cheese Filling:
  • 1 8 oz package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup  sugar
  • egg
  • Strawberry Frosting:
  • 1 container strawberry frosting
  • 1/4 teaspoon strawberry extract
  • Sprinkles garnish
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease and flour a 10-inch bundt pan. Set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar. Add egg; mix well.
  4. Refrigerate while preparing cake batter.
  5. Beat cake mix, water, oil, eggs and strawberry extract in bowl with mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes. Beat in 2 drops of rose pink gel food coloring and strawberry jam.
  6. Pour 3 cups batter into greased and floured 10-inch bundt pan.
  7. Spoon cream cheese mixture over batter. Top with remaining batter.
  8. Bake at 350º F for 35 to 45 minutes or when a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Carefully remove cake from pan. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  9. Transfer canned strawberry frosting into a small bowl.
  10. Stir in strawberry extract. Frost cake.
Recipe Notes

Recipe Note: If you wan to use fresh strawberries instead of the strawberry jam, go ahead! Simply take around 4 large fresh hulled strawberries and dice. Add to the cake batter.