Strawberry Shortcake Cake
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4.95 from 36 votes


Strawberry Shortcake Cake is a vanilla cake, topped with a sweet creamy frosting and finished off with a delicious fresh strawberry glaze!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Strawberry Shortcake Cake
Servings: 12
Calories: 414kcal
Author: Brandie @ The Country Cook


  • 1 box white cake mix
  • additional ingredients to make cake; eggs, oil and water
  • 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 (8 oz) container whipped topping (COOL WHIP), thawed
  • 1 (13.5 oz) container premade strawberry glaze
  • 3 cups fresh strawberries, hulled and cut into bite size pieces


  • Prepare white cake according to package directions for a 9 x 13 baking dish.
  • Allow the cake to cool.
  • Then make the next layer. In a mixing bowl, combine softened cream cheese with powdered sugar until smooth.
  • Stir in thawed whipped topping and combine well.
  • Smooth over the cooled cake.
  • In a bowl combine the strawberry glaze with the sliced strawberries.
  • Spread this mixture on top of the cake.
  • Slice and serve.



This cake needs to be kept refrigerated. You can usually find the strawberry glaze in the fruit section of your grocery store. Most grocers keep it right next to the strawberries. You can also make your own strawberry pie glaze if you have a favorite recipe for it.


Calories: 414kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 493mg | Potassium: 142mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 54g | Vitamin A: 350IU | Vitamin C: 21.2mg | Calcium: 126mg | Iron: 1.2mg