Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cake Recipe

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Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cake
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  1. Heat oven to 350 (325 for dark or nonstick pans). Grease bottoms and sides of two 9-inch round cake pans with shortening and lightly flour, or spray with baking spray with flour.
  2. In large bowl, mix cake mix and gelatin. Beat in water, oil and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally (batter will be lumpy). Pour in pans.
  3. Bake as directed on box for 9-inch round cake pans. Cool 10 minutes. Remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  4. Meanwhile, rinse strawberries and dry on paper towels (berries must be completely dry). Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. In 1-quart saucepan, melt vanilla baking chips and shortening over low heat, stirring frequesntly, Remove from heat.
  5. Dip lower half of each strawberry into vanilla chip mixture; allow excess to drip back into saucepan. Place on waxed paper-lined cookie sheet. Regrigerate until coating is firm, about 30 minutes, or until serving time.
  6. Split each cake horizontally into 2 layers. On serving plate place top of 1 layer, cut side up; spread with 1/3 cup of the jam. Add bottom half of layer, cut side down; spread with 1/3 cup jam. Add top of second layer, cut side up; spread with remaining 1/3 cup jam. Add bottom of remaining layer. Frost side and top of cake with frosting. Arrange dipped strawberries around top of cake. Place 5 strawberries on top of cake. Store in refrigerator.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 245.36 Kcal (1027 kJ)
Calories from fat 109.65 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.18g 19%
Cholesterol 30.69mg 10%
Sodium 96.11mg 4%
Potassium 28.21mg 1%
Total Carbs 32.59g 11%
Sugars 28.59g 114%
Dietary Fiber 0.03g 0%
Protein 1.81g 4%
Vitamin C 0.9mg 1%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Calcium 8.4mg 1%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 281.71 Kcal (1179 kJ)
Calories from fat 125.9 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.99g 19%
Cholesterol 35.24mg 10%
Sodium 110.35mg 4%
Potassium 32.39mg 1%
Total Carbs 37.42g 11%
Sugars 32.83g 114%
Dietary Fiber 0.03g 0%
Protein 2.08g 4%
Vitamin C 1mg 1%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Calcium 9.6mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.9
  • 7

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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