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Strawberry Shortcut Cake

Strawberry Shortcut Cake

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows

  • 2 (10 ounce) packages frozen sliced strawberries in syrup, thawed

  • 1 (3 ounce) package strawberry flavored Jell-O®

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar

  • 1/2 cup shortening

  • 3 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 3 eggs

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Strawberry Shortcut Cake

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease bottom only of a 9×13 inch baking pan. Sprinkle the marshmallows evenly over bottom of pan. Thoroughly combine completely thawed strawberries and their syrup with dry gelatin; set aside.
  2. In large mixing bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Make a well in the center and add shortening, milk, vanilla and eggs. Blend at low speed until moistened, then beat 3 minutes at medium speed, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Pour batter evenly over marshmallows in pan. Spoon strawberry mixture evenly over batter.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 to 50 minutes until golden brown and toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean.

Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 186 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 33 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 27 mg
  • 9%
  • Fat
  • 5.2 g
  • 8%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 139 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe by Maureen

“I used to make this all the time when my kids were little. It’s made with marshmallows and frozen strawberries.”

Categories:   Holiday Cakes

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