Strawberry Cake

Strawberry Cake

Celebrate with this “strawberriest” cake! Microwaving for just 6 minutes makes it cool and easy for kids to make.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:31

Hr:Mins

Makes

8

servings

1 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
package (3 ounces) strawberry-flavored gelatin
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
3/4
cup fruit punch
1/4
cup vegetable oil
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
1
container (4 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
1
cup sliced fresh strawberries
  1. Cut a piece of waxed paper to fit bottom of round microwavable dish, 8x1 1/2 inches; place in dish. Mix flour, gelatin (dry), baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Stir in fruit punch, oil, vanilla and egg with spoon until well blended. Pour batter into dish.
  2. Place microwavable dinner plate upside down in microwave. Place round dish on plate. Microwave uncovered on High 2 minutes; turn dish 1/2 turn. Microwave 2 to 4 minutes longer or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean and top is almost dry. Let cake stand uncovered on flat, heatproof surface (not wire rack) 10 minutes.
  3. Place heatproof serving plate upside down onto dish; turn plate and dish over to remove cake; remove waxed paper. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  4. Frost cake with whipped topping. Top with strawberries. Refrigerate until serving. Store covered in the refrigerator.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Kids have fun! Skip the berries, and top the cake with red and pink jelly beans or candy-coated chocolate candies.
Variation
Use raspberry-flavored gelatin and fresh raspberries in place of the strawberry-flavored gelatin and fresh strawberries.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 245
    • (Calories from Fat 100 ),
  • Total Fat 11 g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 g,),
  • Cholesterol 25 mg;
  • Sodium 350 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 33 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1 g,
  • Protein 4 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.