Our Best Strawberry Cakes
Six-Layer Homemade Strawberry Cake
Strawberry liqueur is your secret weapon for boosting the berry flavor in this fresh strawberry cake from scratch recipe. Use the extra liqueur in a simple bubbly cocktail to serve alongside—just pour about 1 tablespoon liqueur into a glass of sparkling wine.
Champagne Cake with Fresh Strawberries
It’s hard to believe this elegant strawberry cake recipe starts with a mix! Flag it for the next time you’re looking for strawberry dessert recipes you can make in a flash.
Dark Chocolate-Strawberry Torte
How about an elegant Austrian-inspired take on strawberry cake? This one is modeled on that country’s legendary Sacher torte—a rich, dense chocolate cake filled with apricot jam. Here, we use strawberry jam and balsamic vinegar for equally refined results.
A zippy strawberry cake with a stripe of rich chocolate frosting in the middle? Count us in! PS: No schedule-wrecker here—this strawberry cake recipe starts with a mix, continues with ready-made frosting, and finishes with whipped dessert topping. Easy-peasy.
After much experimenting, we discovered how to make strawberry cake from white cake mix—and of course, we’ll share our secret! Simply substitute the liquid from a bag of frozen strawberries for the usual liquid called for in the recipe.
Strawberry Cake Roll
Wrap a light, springy sponge cake around a luscious strawberry cream filling for one of our best fresh strawberry desserts ever.
Strawberry Santa Cake
We have three perfect words to describe this fun and festive strawberry cake: Ho ho ho! Serve it for your merriest Christmas gathering ever.
So, which is it—a strawberry cake or a strawberry pie? With a tender cake standing in for a crust and a creamy vanilla pie filling, this best-of-both-worlds treat is one of our most clever strawberry dessert recipes ever!
Lizzie's Strawberry Cupcakes by Trisha Yearwood
Making these cute strawberry cake miniatures taught Trisha Yearwood that homemade-from-a-mix can be just as satisfying as homemade-from-scratch.
Banana-Strawberry Cake Roll
How nice! This fresh strawberry cake from scratch recipe brings all the flavors of an indulgent banana split, but with just 142 calories and 4 grams of fat.
Butter Cake with Fresh Strawberries and Grand Marnier Glaze
This homemade strawberry cake recipe combines zesty orange and sweet strawberry flavors. Better yet, it gives you a great reason to bring out that fancy fluted tube pan you don’t use nearly enough!
Vanilla-Strawberry Cake with Jam and Buttercream
Attention purists: If only a strawberry cake from scratch will do, take a look at this dessert recipe. First, you make the perfect springy white layer cake, then doll it up with buttercream, strawberry jam, and berries (or use all strawberries if you wish).
Angel Food Strawberry Ice Cream Cake
When you’re looking for strawberry dessert recipes to serve on hot summer nights, this one fills the bill! Here, light and luscious meet creamy and cool for one great strawberry cake recipe.
This merry berry cake was designed with the holidays in mind. Lose the bow and use nothing but strawberries for the topper, and you’ll have a great strawberry cake you can enjoy any time of year.
Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cake Minis
These showy strawberry cake minis look like something you’d pay top dollar for in a big-city patisserie. They’re easier than they look—if you can make a cupcake, you can make these gems.
Best Strawberry Shortcake
Last but not least, we conclude with this collection of great strawberry cake ideas with the ultimate in fresh strawberry recipes: strawberry shortcake. This is our best recipe ever for the summer classic.