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A slice of strawberry jello cake with frosting, topped with fresh strawberry and mint sprigs

Strawberry Jello Cake

Sweet and pink, this strawberry jello cake is the key to a successful summer party! Kids & adults flip for it,and you'll love that it takes 45 mins to make.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword How Do I Make Strawberry Jello Cake Recipe, How To Make Strawberry Jello Cake Recipe, Strawberry Jello Cake, Strawberry Jello Cake Recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12 slices
Calories 577kcal
Author Kathleen



  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 1 (3-ounce) box strawberry jello
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, chopped

Strawberry Buttercream:

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3-4 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, cupped and drained if super juicy


  • strawberries


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9X13 inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add all the ingredients for the cake, except the chopped strawberries. Using a handheld electric mixer, set on the low, mix until all ingredients are combined. Increase mixer to medium and continue to mix for 3 minutes. Fold in chopped strawberries until evenly distributed.
    How to make strawberry jello cake, mixing the cake mixture and strawberries
  • Pour batter into prepared baking and bake until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean, about 30-35 minutes. Let cake cool completely.
  • While the cake is cooling, make the frosting. In a medium mixing bowl, beat butter on medium until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add 3 cups powder sugar, adding more confectioners sugar as needed to create the desired texture. Add vanilla and chopped strawberries and fold until evenly combined
    How to make strawberry jello cake strawberry buttercream frosting, adding strawberries to the mixture
  • Frost cake and decorate with strawberries.
    How to make strawberry jello cake, spreading the strawberry buttercream frosting on top of the cake


Serving: 1slice | Calories: 577kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 88mg | Sodium: 445mg | Potassium: 66mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 56g | Vitamin A: 551IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg