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Strawberry Cake Filling

Strawberry Cake Filling


"Easy to make filling that isn't too sweet."
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45 m servings 398 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 398 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 0.6 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 100.8g
  • 33%
  • Protein:
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 7 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Whisk water and cornstarch together in a large saucepan.
  2. Stir strawberries and sugar into the water.
  3. Cook strawberry mixture over medium heat until thick, about 10 minutes.
  4. Allow to cool completely before use.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

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  1. 104 Ratings

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found this recipe last minute recipe and it turned out great!! thanks! i did add a squeeze of lime juice though!

Most helpful critical review

Even after cooking 20 min it was too runny and ended up making a mess of the cake. Need to add more thickener, cook longer, or get freezing cold, I don't know. It did taste good, but the cake ...

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found this recipe last minute recipe and it turned out great!! thanks! i did add a squeeze of lime juice though!

Perfect I didn't change anything followed as written though I used fresh strawberries since I had plenty left over from another recipe.

This was super easy to make and it tasted great without making the cake too sweet! I am going to try adding more strawberries next time I make it.

This filling accompanied my dark chocolate cake I(from this site) very nicely. thanks Lisa! ***NOTE*** I made a very delicious mango filling using the exact same recipe, just switching equal amo...

This was one of the easiest, most fulfilling recipes I've ever tried. I followed the recipe to a T, chilled the filling for several hours before using, and used it with a great cream cheese fros...

This was wonderful. Still warm from the stove it would make an amazing topper for waffles. I was worried that it wouldn't get thick enough for a cake filling, so I put it in the refrigerator o...

I used 4 c of fresh strawberries, kept everything else the same. I had enough for two 8" cakes.

ONLY 18 RATINGS??? HOW CAN THIS BE. This is SO amazing and heavenly and dangerously addictive; you might NEVER want to eat any other strawberry filling EVER. -slurps up the gooey goodness- YUMMM

this is a great recipe! I was crunched for time and after reading reviews that say it has to sit in the fridge, i did alter it a bit. I only added 1/2 a cup of water, and 3/4 cup of sugar. I did...

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