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Strawberry Tropics Cake

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  4 reviews
  • 20 min prep time
  • 2 hr 0 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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Warm up to a taste of the tropics! The flavors of this cool cake are reminiscent of strawberry daiquiris and piña coladas.

Ingredients

1
box strawberry cake mix
1
can (8 oz) crushed pineapple in juice, well drained and juice reserved
1/2
cup water
1/3
vegetable oil
3
eggs
2
teaspoons grated orange peel
1
container Whipped fluffy white frosting or rich & creamy vanilla frosting
1/4
cup flaked coconut
2
teaspoons grated orange peel
Additional flaked coconut and fresh strawberries, if desired

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease or spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cake mix, reserved pineapple juice, water, oil and eggs on low speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally (do not overbeat); stir in 2 teaspoons orange peel. Pour into pan.
  • 3 Bake as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan. Run knife around sides of pan to loosen cake. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 In medium bowl, stir together frosting, pineapple, 1/4 cup coconut and 2 teaspoons orange peel. Spread frosting mixture over top of cake. Garnish with additional coconut and strawberries. Store loosely covered.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease or spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cake mix, reserved pineapple juice, water, oil and eggs on low speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally (do not overbeat); stir in 2 teaspoons orange peel. Pour into pan.
  • 3 Bake as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan. Run knife around sides of pan to loosen cake. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 In medium bowl, stir together frosting, pineapple, 1/4 cup coconut and 2 teaspoons orange peel. Spread frosting mixture over top of cake. Garnish with additional coconut and strawberries. Store loosely covered.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
22%
Trans Fat
2g
2%
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
310mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
52g
17%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
36g
36%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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