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Strawberry Tropics Cake

Strawberry Tropics Cake
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 12
Warm up to a taste of the tropics! The flavors of this cool cake are reminiscent of strawberry daiquiris and piña coladas.
Updated August 22, 2011
Make With
Make With
Betty Crocker Cake Mix

Ingredients

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ strawberry cake mix
  • 1 can (8 oz) crushed pineapple in juice, well drained and juice reserved
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1 container Betty Crocker™ Whipped fluffy white frosting or Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
  • 1/4 cup flaked coconut
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • Additional flaked coconut and fresh strawberries, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease or spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat cake mix, reserved pineapple juice, water, oil and eggs on low speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally (do not overbeat); stir in 2 teaspoons orange peel. Pour into pan.
  • 3
    Bake as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan. Run knife around sides of pan to loosen cake. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4
    In medium bowl, stir together frosting, pineapple, 1/4 cup coconut and 2 teaspoons orange peel. Spread frosting mixture over top of cake. Garnish with additional coconut and strawberries. Store loosely covered.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
140
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
22%
Trans Fat
2g
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
310mg
13%
Potassium
75mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
52g
17%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
36g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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