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Print This Delicious and Healthy Strawberry Earthquake Cake Recipe

Strawberry Earthquake Cake Recipe

For the Strawberry Earthquake Cake I put fresh strawberries in the cream cheese filling inside of a basic white cake and coconut at the bottom of the cake. This strawberry cake is so good baked in the 9x13" cake pan, it tastes just like a homemade cake!

1 cup Fresh Strawberries, washed and mashed
1 1/4 cup Powdered sugar
1 box White cake mix
1 cup Shredded coconut
8 ounces Cream cheese

Oven Temp ~ 350°
Baking Time ~ 28 -
Pan Type ~ 9 x 13 inch cake pan

Strawberry Earthquake Cake Directions

Preheat oven, grease and flour cake pan.

Mix the cake mix according to the package directions.
Layer the shredded coconut on the bottom of the baking dish.

Pour 1/2 of the prepared cake batter over the coconut. Cream together the cream cheese, powdered sugar and fresh mashed strawberries.

Drop the cream cheese strawberry mixture in large dollops over the cake mix. Pour the remaining cake batter over the top.

Bake Strawberry Earthquake Cake in a pre-heated oven.
Do not over bake.

Sweetened fresh strawberries can be piled on or piled high over the top.

Nutrition facts:
Serving Size 94 g
Calories 328
Calories from Fat 122
Total Fat 13.6g 21%
Saturated Fat 6.8g 34%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 347mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 48.9g 16%
Dietary Fiber 1.1g 5%
Sugars 37.1g
Protein 3.7g
Vitamin A 5% • Vitamin C 14% • Calcium 10% • Iron 10%

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When Baking with Butter:

Room temperature butter in the cake batter is one of the biggest cake baking mistakes. In fact, butter must be below 68° to trap air molecules and build structure. Otherwise, the fat will liquefy and the cake will be flat. To get “cool” butter, cut the chilled butter into chunks and let it sit in a bowl for 5 minutes before beating.

When Mixing Cake Batter:

You cannot over beat the eggs, sugar and butter, but you can over beat the flour. If you do, gluten will form and you will be making a quick bread instead of layer cake. Beat the flour just until there are no visible signs of dry flour, but not until the batter is completely smooth.

Cake Flour:

Cake flour is milled from soft wheat that has a lower gluten content and higher starch content than all-purpose flour. It helps to ensure a fluffy texture in cakes and pastries. A substitute for cake flour is to use all-purpose flour, but reduce the amount by 2 tablespoons per cup.

Green Food:

The food choices that we make every day have a profound effect on the environment. From farm to spoon, growing our food, processing it and transporting it all use tremendous amounts of energy, water and chemicals. By making just a few small changes in our eating and buying habits, we can greatly reduce this impact. When we eat green, we help the environment by reducing global warming pollution and help ourselves by eating fresh and healthy food. Eat local from farmers in your own neighborhood!