The Cake Mix

  • 1 box white cake mix (16.25 ounces)
  • 1 package strawberry flavored gelatin (3 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup fresh strawberry puree


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine the cake mix, gelatin, milk, oil, eggs and fresh strawberry puree.
  3. Beat on low speed until mixed, then beat on medium speed for 2 minutes.
  4. Grease and flour two 9" round cake pans, then divide the batter evenly between the two cake pans.
  5. Bake at 325 degrees for 29 minutes, or until the top of the cake bounces back when you touch it.
  6. Allow the cakes to cool for 10 minutes, then turn them out onto a wire rack to cool completely.

The Icing

  • 4 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1 cup Butter
  • ~1/4 cup Pureed Strawberries


  1. Mix Powdered Sugar and Butter in a mixer on low.
  2. Add Strawberry Puree until you reach the right consistency.