Our Best Strawberry Cake Recipes for a Taste of Summer Anytime
Six-Layer Homemade Strawberry Cake
This strawberry-liqueur cake will be a showstopper wherever you bring it. Take it to the next level by topping it with a layer of fresh strawberries. While it may take a little extra prep work to bake, it tastes as good as it looks. Plus, with strawberry liqueur and chopped strawberries in the batter and more chopped berries in the frosting, this is one of our most strawberry-packed cakes.
Champagne Cake with Fresh Strawberries
You can make a beautiful champagne cake with just a little bit of bubbly and cake mix! This easy strawberry cake recipe comes together, replacing some of the water with champagne (or other sparkling wine). Pop some red food dye in your frosting for a pleasant pastel pink. Friends will be asking for the recipe.
Dark Chocolate-Strawberry Torte
Strawberry Cake Roll
Our strawberry roll cake has a fresh cream swirl that is fun to look at and delicious to eat. Fresh-cut strawberries give the handmade roll a little something extra and increase the berry flavor. Dust with a simple sprinkling of powdered sugar or add indulgence with a chocolate drizzle.
Strawberry Santa Cake
This whimsical cake takes strawberries on top to an extra-festive level. Our deceptively easy recipe requires only a couple cake pans, an electric mixer, and a piping bag (and strawberries, of course) to make Saint Nick’s hat and facial hair. Have fun with your showstopper!
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. This is a great strawberry cake recipe when berries are out of season because it calls for frozen berries and strawberry gelatin for the strawberry flavor.
Banana-Strawberry Cake Roll
Our strawberry cake roll will have your guests going bananas! This fun take on banana split ice cream combines the delicious flavors of smashed bananas and strawberry cream into a roll. Garnish it with some chocolate syrup and dollops of whipped cream for an appealing dessert.
Vanilla-Strawberry Cake with Jam and Buttercream
Indulge in some fresh berries with our eye-catching strawberry layer cake recipe. What makes this recipe special is everything is truly homemade, including the buttercream frosting. This recipe calls for an assortment of berries, but feel free to stick with just strawberries if you like.
Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cake Minis
Make your guests feel like they’re in a Parisian bakery with this classy but easy strawberry-chocolate cake recipe. This is essentially a chocolate cupcake recipe with a little bit of flair. Spread strawberry jam over each cupcake and top with a shiny ganache.
Strawberry-Rhubarb Coffee Cake
Come spring and early summer, it's hard to pass up the sweet-tart combo of strawberries and rhubarb—so don't! Put the duo to work in a simpler coffee cake that doesn't require baking separate layers or intricate frosting, just tossing together a streusel topper no one can resist.
Best Strawberry Shortcake
Last but not least, we conclude 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.