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Grandmother Verdie's Strawberry Cake Recipe

Delicious Southern family recipe for Strawberry Cake
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Servings: 24
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch


  • 1 Box Duncan Hines White Cake Mix
  • 3 Tablespoons All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 (3-0z) box Strawberry Flavored Gelatin, Jello
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1 Cup Crisco Oil coconut oil, or melted butter
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 (10-oz.) box Birdseye Frozen Halved Strawberries in Syrup thawed and divided


  • Preheat ovens to 350 degrees. Butter and flour 3 8-inch round cake pans.
  • Add cake mix, flour, gelatin, water, oil and eggs to a large mixing bowl. Add half of the box of strawberries (other half will be used in frosting). Mix all ingredients together in mixer until well combined.
  • Divide batter evenly into the cake pans.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center of cake layers comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and cool completely.