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Strawberry Layer Cake Recipes

Updated on April 5, 2013

Strawberry Layer Cakes For Spring

The perfect herald of the Spring season: a softly sweet and lightly moist strawberry layered cake is the ideal dessert to brighten up the end of any meal. That's why I've decided to aggregate some of the yummiest strawberry layered cake recipes on the web in one location. For instructions, make sure you follow the links! I show the ingredients so you can decide if you have the right supplies on hand or are able to get them; obviously many will feature fresh strawberries either for embellishment or an actual part of the cake, but a few only call for frozen strawberries, jams, or other less seasonal ingredients.

I'll continue to add recipes with time, so be sure to check back!

Strawberries and Cream - Delicious and Artistic Presentation

Ingredients. Serves 8-12

1 (18 1/2 ounce) package of white cake mix

10 ounces of frozen strawberries, thawed and pureed

1 (12 ounce) frozen whipped topping, thawed

1 cup fresh strawberries, cleaned, hulled and sliced

Click here for instructions

I love how easy the directions are: packaged cake mix makes this no fuss with minimal muss. When cutting cake layers, you can use a violin string (A or E, preferably) or thin guitar string stretched taut. If you're slow and careful it does a pretty good job. If you need an endless supply of broken E strings, sponsor a violin student.


Cake Slicer Leveler by SCI Scandicrafts Inc
Cake Slicer Leveler by SCI Scandicrafts Inc

You could also just use one of these, but where's the fun in that?


Use a large round cookie or biscuit cutter to shape your layers of cake, then stack for some serious visual delish.

Chiffon Cake with Strawberries - A Burst of Flavor!

Ingredients. Serves 12

Cake Ingredients

2 1/4 cups cake flour (not self-rising)

1 1/2 cups granulated sugar, divided

2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder

3/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup safflower oil

7 large egg yolks and 9 large egg whites

3/4 cup whole milk

1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar

2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

Berries and Cream Ingredients

2 pounds (about 5 cups) strawberries, hulled and quartered, more for embellishment

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1 tbsp lemon juice

A touch of salt

2 cups of heavy cream, cold

1/4 cup powdered sugar, and extra for sprinkling

Click here for instructions

This recipe has a more personal touch, no box mixes means you can say "homemade" with an extra touch of pride. Grab a lot of extra strawberries for adding to the served slices, I know I can't get enough of them!

The title says strawberry, but any berry mix is sure to be a tasty treat.

Strawberry Merangue Cake

Guest Star: Pecans!

Ingredients. Serves 10-12

1 cup chopped pecans

2 tablespoons cornstarch

1/8 teaspoon salt

2 cups sugar, divided

7 egg whites, at room temperature $

1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar

2 (8-oz.) containers mascarpone cheese

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

3 cups whipping cream

4 1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries

More Halved fresh strawberries for garnishing the top.

Parchment paper

Masking tape

Click here for instructions

An incredible visual display, not to mention a yummy refreshing desert. Commenters note that this works great with other berries and fruits as well, like blueberries, raspberries, and even kiwis. Pecans add a delightful touch and mascarpone cheese provides a final nuance to the flavor profile.

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Have you tried these recipes or similar? Leave some tips or comments for fellow readers!

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    • Elsie Hagley profile image

      Elsie Hagley 

      5 years ago from New Zealand

      Nice, now I am hungry. Thanks for sharing. Blessed.

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      Shelly Sellers 

      5 years ago from Midwest U.S.A.

      Ummm...strawberries and cake! I love all the yummy photos!


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