Strawberry-Pecan Cake

Strawberry-Pecan Cake

Strawberry cake made with a mix and coconut, along with strawberry gelatin and fresh or frozen strawberries.
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  • Serves: 16 persons



  1. Step 1

    Mix cake mix with strawberry-flavored gelatin.
  2. Step 2

    Add oil, eggs, coconut, gelatin, and milk; and beat until well blended.
  3. Step 3

    Stir in 1 cup mashed strawberries and 1 cup pecans.
  4. Step 4

    Bake in 3 generously greased and floured 8- or 9-inch round layer pans at 350 F for 35 minutes, or until cake tests done .
  5. Step 5

    To make the frosting, cream together cream cheese and butter; mix in vanilla and powdered sugar until firm but spreadable. Stir in drained strawberries and pecans.
  6. Step 6

    Drizzle cooled layers with reserved juice then spread with a layer of icing; ice sides and top.
  7. Step 7

    Store cake in an airtight container or wrapping; refrigerate. Lightly touch cake in the center with a finger; if it springs back, the cake is done.