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  1. 1 package (18-1/4 ounces) white cake mix

  2. 1 package (3 ounces) strawberry gelatin

  3. 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  4. 1/3 cup vegetable oil

  5. 4 eggs

  6. 1 package (10 ounces) frozen sweetened sliced strawberries, thawed

  7. 1/2 cup cold water

  8. 1/2 cup butter, softened

  9. 5 to 5-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar

  10. Red-hot candies, optional

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Strawberry Heart Cake Recipe photo by Taste of Home In a bowl, combine cake mix, gelatin and flour. Beat in oil and eggs. Drain strawberries, reserving 1/2 cup syrup for frosting. Add berries and water to batter; mix well. Divide batter between two waxed paper-lined 8-in. baking pans, one square and one round.

  2. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes (square) and 35-40 minutes (round or until cake tests done. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely.

  3. In a small bowl, combine butter and reserved syrup. Gradually add sugar; beat until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Place square cake diagonally on a 20-in. x 15-in. covered board. Cut round cake in half.

  4. Frost cut sides; place frosted sides against the top two sides of square cake, forming a heart. Frost sides and top of cake. Decorate with red-hots if desired. Yield: 12-16 servings.


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