Strawberry and Banana Chocolate Cake with Buttercream Frosting

Why is this a survival recipe?

Baking a cake from a box doesn’t have to be lifeless, dry, and boring. By adding in the delicious classic butter-cream frosting that you can find on any sugar box, some deliciously fresh fruit and a little love, you’re sure to bake a perfect cake.

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Ingredients:

 

  • 1 box of moist Chocolate Cake mix
  • 6 large Strawberries
  • 1/2 medium Banana
  • 3-3/4 cup of Sugar
  • 1/2 cup of Butter
  • 3-2 tbsp Milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract

For the Butter Cream Frosting:

Step one: In a mixing bowl, combine sugar, butter, milk and vanilla until creamy; set aside

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For the Cake:

Step one: Prepare your cake as directed on the package; this should make two layers. Allow the cake layers to cool completely, or it will melt your frosting.

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Step two: Cover the top of the first layer thinly with your butter cream frosting

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Step three: Slice five out of six of your strawberries into thin pieces , and slice your banana into thin slices; place your fruit evenly on the butter cream frosted cake layer

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Step Four: Frost your second layer, then place it frosting side down on top of the first

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Step Five: Frost the entire cake using a butter knife, and place your final strawberry in the center of your cake!

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Step six: Cut into your delicious cake and enjoy 🙂

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