Strawberry Cake Filling

Strawberry Cake Filling

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"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.


  1. 86 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

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 ...

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 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...

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...

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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