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Pink Lady Cake

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"This is a wonderful cake that I like to make for my sweety on Valentine's Day but he likes it any time of the year. The strawberries and pretty pink color remind us of sweetheart day and romance. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do - this one drives my man wild!!"

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Original recipe makes 1 9x13 inch cake Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr 15 mins

    1 hr 35 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch baking pan.
  2. In a large bowl, beat eggs and add oil, water and 1/2 of strawberries; mix well. Beat in cake mix, flour and gelatin mix. Pour mixture into greased and floured pan
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 75 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  4. To make icing: In a medium bowl, mix sugar and remaining strawberries; frost cake while warm.
  5. Chill in refrigerator before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 10, 2008

This recipe is almost identical to a cake my mother makes. A frosting alternative would be to 1) drain the remaining 1/2 of strawberries, reserving the juice 2) Cream 1 stick of softened margarine or butter with 1 lb of confectioners sugar 3) Add strawberries and 1/2 of the reserved juice 4) Add remaining juice by tsp until desired consistency is reached. You could also cook the cake @ 350 F for 25 min (for 2- 9" cakes) or 40-45 min (for a 13x9" cake). My mother has made this cake for >30 years, and it comes out great everytime.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 29, 2002

Ingredient(s) are missing from the frosting. I made recipe as listed and ended up with a liquid for the frosting. I had to add butter and lots more powdered sugar to get it to a frosting consistency.


14 Ratings

Jun 26, 2007

I made this cake for my daughter's birthday and it was FABULOUS! I did use fresh strawberries instead of frozen and it turned out perfectly. Cooking time was right on. Cake is a nice pink color (which she loved) and is very moist. Instead of the strawberry icing, my daughter wanted something like a "wedding cake icing" which I found on this site as well. I frosted it with a very thin layer of that and it was wonderful! I will definately make this again.

Aug 20, 2004

Makes a fantastic frosting (goofy in other review it is supposed to be watery to an extent.... it is a frosting) not an icing (or is it the other way around) but anyway it is one of the best things I have ever tasted... perhaps I am a good cook?? ha ha ... everyone commented on it that tasted it and loved it! Toni, Thanks

Apr 06, 2003

there are no ingredients missing from this recipe. just top it with whipped cream and put the watery frosting around it and its great. i made this cake for a banquet and everyone loved it. :)

Apr 06, 2003

I thought this was a wonderful cake. Very flavorful and very moist. To me, there were no ingredients missing; however, it did take a little longer to cook than what the recipe said.

Aug 07, 2006

I made this for valitine's day for my boyfriend and we both loved it.

Feb 15, 2005

A very yummy Valentine's treat, but for strawberry lovers only. I recommend it with vanilla ice cream.


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  • Calories
  • 514 kcal
  • 26%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 70.5 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol
  • 62 mg
  • 21%
  • Fat
  • 24.7 g
  • 38%
  • Fiber
  • 1.1 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 5 g
  • 10%
  • Sodium
  • 336 mg
  • 13%

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

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