welder Posted 30 May 2007 , 2:59am
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Looking for a strawberry cake recipe to be used as a wedding cake. Has any one used The Cake Doctor's recipe for Triple Strawberry Cake? I don't know how this would work to double/triple seems like a lot of oil to do so.

I'm making a 14,12,10 & 8 layer. Please help. This wedding is Saturday June 2.

Thanks
welder

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Steady2Hands Posted 30 May 2007 , 3:33am
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Here's one I get a lot of requests for:

Strawberry Cake

1 box white cake mix (Duncan Hines)
1 small box strawberry Jell-o
3/4 c. vegetable oil
4 eggs
1/2 c. water
1/2 pint frozen whole strawberries, thawed & chopped finely in blender

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix together cake mix and Jell-0. Add oil, eggs, and water and mix with mixer for 2 minutes. Add strawberries until well blended. Pour in greased and floured pans. Turn oven down to 325 degrees. Bake til done.

(2 recipes = 1 - 14" round pan. Bake for about an hour.)

welder Posted 30 May 2007 , 3:39am
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Can I double this recipe or do I need to make single batches?

Thanks
Welder

Steady2Hands Posted 30 May 2007 , 3:41am
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I've doubled and tripled this recipe thumbs_up.gif

welder Posted 30 May 2007 , 3:47am
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Thanks Steady2Hands!!!

Welder

Steady2Hands Posted 30 May 2007 , 3:54am
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Also, to ensure a very moist cake, I always wrap my cakes in Saran Wrap as soon as they're done (after they've rested for 10 minutes in the pan). This helps hold all the moisture in as the cake cools. I do this with all my cakes. thumbs_up.gif

HollyPJ Posted 30 May 2007 , 3:54am
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I've made the Triple Strawberry cake from the Cakemix Doctor (made it this weekend, in fact!), but I use less oil. It's really good and the recipe is similar to the one posted.

This is one of my favorite cake combos: strawberry cake with lemon cream cheese filling. It is to die for!

licia Posted 2 Jun 2007 , 3:35am
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GREAT STRAWBERRY CAKE RECIPE

TOMAY Posted 2 Jun 2007 , 11:47pm
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Can anyone tell me if this is a firm enough texture to use in sculpted cakes ?
Thanks
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Steady2Hands Posted 4 Jun 2007 , 4:51pm

TOMAY ~ I, personally, would not sculpt it. It makes a dense cake but I don't think it will hold up to scupting. Sorry

lakaty Posted 8 Jun 2007 , 2:14am

Wow Steady2Hands that strawberry cake recipe is awesome!!! icon_biggrin.gificon_biggrin.gif

I made it today and am having to restrain myself from eating all the cupcakes.

Thanks for sharing icon_biggrin.gif

slb1956 Posted 8 Jun 2007 , 2:21am

Could you substitute fresh strawberrys?

chocolateandpeanutbutter Posted 8 Jun 2007 , 2:24am

That recipe looks awesome! I can't wait to try it out!

Thanks so much for posting it, Steady2Hands!

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CarolAnn Posted 8 Jun 2007 , 2:26am

Steady2hands, I've been looking for a good strawberry cake recipe. Thanks!! This sounds delish, I'll try it soon.
Carol

canoewoman Posted 8 Jun 2007 , 2:40am

sounds delicious. Thanks so much

icing_fever Posted 8 Jun 2007 , 2:41am

I LOVE you guys! Thanks for the recipe

MomoTyty Posted 8 Jun 2007 , 3:12am

Thank you, will definitely try this one! Do you have it listed in the recipe section here?

smbegg Posted 8 Jun 2007 , 3:24am

I do something similar.

1 white cake mix and use the extender recipe. Then add 1 small box strawberry jello and 4 oz pureed strawberries in syrup.

Tastes great.


Stephanie

jenbakescakes Posted 8 Jun 2007 , 3:24am

This looks great, I'm trying it this weekend!!! Thanks!

ladij153 Posted 8 Jun 2007 , 3:27am

Sounds fantastic!! I'm going to try it this weekend!!
Thanks for posting! Can you use fresh strawberries? Would you need to puree them?

Steady2Hands Posted 8 Jun 2007 , 1:04pm

Thanks you all. I've been considering adding it to the recipe section but I wanted to go through all the strawberry cake recipes to make sure this isn't the same as any others. I'll do that today (or I'll procrastinate some more icon_redface.gif ).

As far as fresh strawberries, I don't see why you couldn't use them as long as they're pureed. It would be worth a try.

Steady2Hands Posted 8 Jun 2007 , 2:19pm

I just added the Strawberry Cake recipe and I also seperatley added the Strawberry Icing recipe. I'm not sure how long it will take for them to show up since I've never added a recipe before.

I've always used Buttercream Icing on my strawberry cakes so I could decorate them. It would probably be good to use the icing as a filling or even mix the strawberry & buttercream icings together for the filling. icon_rolleyes.gif

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