Strawberry Banana Cake

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Try baking this Strawberry Banana cake recipe if you like the idea of baking desserts with fresh strawberries. Fresh strawberries, when added to desserts, can be so much fun and tastes so decadent. Everything about this fresh strawberry cake recipe is fantastic because it uses banana cream pudding, real banana, and fresh strawberries in the recipe along with the frosting. This cake will become your new go-to dessert recipe because it is simple, classic and an easy recipe to make. All the fruity flavors in this cake come well together. It’s always fun to incorporate fruity flavors in desserts such as this fresh strawberry cake recipe because it has a fine balance of sweetness from the cake and tartness from the fresh strawberries and cream cheese. This recipe is simple to make and looks gorgeous and makes the best birthday cake. Kids are going to love this cake because it has all the yummy flavors a birthday cake should have. Keep this fresh strawberry cake recipe safely tucked in your diary because you might want to surprise your loved ones by presenting this cake on their birthday. Seriously, we cannot stress enough how amazing this cake is and makes the best birthday cake ever.

You can prepare this easy strawberry dessert recipe the night before serving, and the leftovers are great for a few days. A healthy option for baking the cake in this fresh strawberry cake recipe would be to go for a gluten-free cake mix instead of a regular cake mix. Gluten-free recipes are currently popular because not only do they make a great substitution but also help in cutting down the calories when compared to the regular cake mix. Strawberries are loaded with anti-oxidants and the nutritional value of strawberries mainly comes from vitamin C, potassium, folic acid and fiber. Strawberries are low in calories and can be eaten not just in desserts but in salads as well. The nutritional value of strawberries is the best excuse for baking recipes that use fresh strawberries.

In this fresh strawberry cake recipe, you can even add puréed strawberries to Greek yogurt in the place of cream cheese and combine it well before frosting the cake. Replacing cream cheese with full-fat Greek yogurt is a healthy option. Once the cake is baked, let it cool completely before you begin frosting it to prevent the strawberry frosting from melting. If you are not able to get fresh strawberries you can use frozen strawberries for this recipe. Always remember to measure one cup of strawberries before you mash them as this would make a big difference in the texture of the cake just in case you use too many or too little.

Thank you to Judy at the The Southern Lady Cooks food blog for sharing this Easy Strawberry Banana Cake recipe with us. Do visit her blog for best cake recipes and ideas. This stunning fresh Strawberry Cake recipe is wonderfully rich and flavorsome. Make this delight for friends and family!**

Nutrition Facts for: Strawberry Banana Cake From The Southern Lady Cooks
Ingredients: Strawberry cake mix, instant banana cream pudding, oil, eggs, milk, banana, fresh strawberries, butter, cream cheese, vanilla flavoring, confectionery sugar.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 16 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 371, Calories from Fat 132, Total Fat 14.7g 23%, Saturated Fat 5.0g 25%, Cholesterol 47mg 16%, Sodium 536mg 22%, Potassium 122mg 3%, Carbohydrates 57.2g 19%, Dietary Fiber 0.8g 3%, Sugars 42.5g, Protein 3.8g, Vitamin A 5%, Vitamin C 19%, Calcium 10%, Iron 4%

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