Cream Cheese Pound Cake with Sassy Fruit Salsa

Pound cake from a cake mix, what could be easier! Pound cake topped with fruit salsa, what could be yummier!

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 25 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

Sassy Fruit Salsa

1 1/3
cups large chunks peeled kiwifruit (2 medium)
1
cup chopped peeled oranges (2 medium)
1
cup sliced strawberries
2
tablespoons lime juice
4
teaspoons sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger or 1 teaspoon finely chopped gingerroot, if desired

Cake

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ yellow cake mix
1
cup milk
1
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
eggs
Powdered sugar, if desired
  • 1 In large bowl, mix salsa ingredients. Cover and refrigerate about 1 hour or until chilled.
  • 2 Heat oven to 325°F. Generously grease and flour 10- or 12-cup fluted tube cake pan, or spray with baking spray with flour. In medium bowl, beat cake mix, milk, cream cheese, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 1 minute, scraping bowl constantly. Beat 2 minutes longer. Pour into pan.
  • 3 Bake 38 to 44 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes; turn upside down onto cooling rack or heatproof serving plate and remove pan. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 Place cake on serving plate; sprinkle with powdered sugar. Stir salsa; serve with cake. Store cake loosely covered. Store salsa covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® lemon cake mix would add extra zip to this recipe; just omit the vanilla.

Leftover cake? Layer 1-inch cake cubes, whipped cream and fresh fruit in goblets. Cover and refrigerate about 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
230mg
230%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
17g
17%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.