Strawberries and Cream Cheesecake Dessert Recipe

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My birthday is at the end of May and I turned the big 2-8!  Y’all… I think I’m about to the point where people could say I qualify as “30 ish.”  Minus the wrinkles I have started to notice on my forehead I don’t mind approaching my 30th birthday.  Especially when I really look forward to my birthday cake.  There is one dessert I ask for every year on my birthday.  I have had this dessert as my birthday cake for years because it is my very favorite!  Ever!  …of all time!!!  You must make it this summer for your next family get together or BBQ.

Strawberry Dessert Cake

This strawberry dessert is a layer of white cake, then a whipped cream/cream cheese layer, and then on top are strawberries in a strawberry glaze.  You can make it all year long and use frozen strawberries, but it is especially delicious with fresh strawberries.  It is so so delicious and perfect for summer time.

Strawberry Dessert Cake

The top strawberry layer uses Danish Dessert.  I could not ever find it when we lived in Texas.  My mom would mail me some Danish Dessert because she knows my love of this dessert.  If you can’t find Danish Dessert at your grocery store you can buy some from Amazon HERE.  Then you can have a nice little stash of Danish Dessert to make this dessert all summer long! Or a regular strawberry glaze would probably work great as well.

Strawberry Dessert Cake

This was my first birthday around extended family in a long time.  We just recently moved from Texas to Utah.  My cute mom made my birthday cake this year.  Can you ever be too old to have your mom make your birthday cake?  I hope not, because I totally want to make my kids birthday cakes or some special birthday treat for forever….

Strawberry Dessert Cake

You do have to plan ahead for this cake, but don’t let all the steps scare you off.  It is worth it, and all comes together easy.   Everyone loves this cake.

Strawberry Desert Cake

Halli couldn’t keep her little fingers out of it while I was taking pictures.  I don’t blame her, it is so delicious.

Strawberry Dessert Cake

 

Strawberry Dessert Cake

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Strawberries and Cream Cheescake Dessert
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 15-18 people
 
A delicious strawberry dessert all year round
Ingredients
  • ½ pkg. white cake mix
  • ⅔ C. water
  • 1 T. flour
  • 1 egg
  • 8-oz pkg. cream cheese softened
  • 2 C. powdered sugar
  • 1 pt. whipping cream
  • 1 strawberry Danish dessert
  • 1½ C. water
  • 1 qt. fresh strawberries sliced OR 1 box frozen strawberries
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix together cake mix, water, flour and egg until well blended. Then bake in a greased 13x9-inch cake pan for 15 minutes.
  3. Cool cake completely.
  4. While cake is cooling, beat together the cream cheese and 1 C powdered sugar.
  5. In a separate bowl, beat together the whipping cream and the remaining 1 cup of powdered sugar.
  6. By hand fold in the whipping cream and softened cream cheese, then spread this over the cooled cake.
  7. Combine the Danish dessert and water, then boil for one minute. (If using frozen strawberries add to the Danish dessert mixture right now to help it cool.)
  8. When the Danish dessert has cooled add fresh sliced strawberries stirring gently. Then carefully spread over the cream cheese mixture.
  9. Place in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours before serving.
Notes
Can be made the day before you intend to serve it. Store covered in the refrigerator.

 

About Megan

Megan loves being a stay at home mom to a busy little boy Hayden (5) and sweet baby girl Halli (1). She has been married to her ridiculously good looking husband for 6 years. She also enjoys blogging, trying new recipes to cook or bake, girls nights, fashion, and reading. You can also find her on twitter @meganham3.



Comments

  1. Cynthia R says:

    this looks amazingly good, and it looks like Halli is pretty happy with it too!

  2. Jennifer (robbins) A. says:

    Happy Birthday! I can see why you love this desert so much; it looks delicious! Thanks for sharing the recipe! We just started growing our own strawberries, and I was looking for recipes to utilize them; I think this one will be perfect! : )

  3. Looks yummy!! And… your daughters BLUE eyes… gorgeous! <3

  4. That looks really delicious, and looks like it tastes good too! LOL

    Diana C

  5. Christina Gould says:

    It does look truly scrumptious. It’s nice having your own special cake for your birthday. Thanks for sharing!

  6. Nicole Dz says:

    The perfect dessert for this time of year. One of my favorites is to use strawberries in recipes in the summer. And cheesecake is one of my favorite sweet treats.

  7. vickie couturier says:

    that looks so good,,got to make this,the husband would love it

  8. alicia k (Petite Pilates Pixie) says:

    this looks so light and delicious

  9. Jessica Nirri says:

    Wow this looks fabulous! I may not enjoy cooking… Although I love food all around and I definitely love a great home made meal of steak and potato’s and green beans with milk .. I just don’t enjoy doing the work.. But baking is different !
    Ive already pinned this .. So I may have to try it someday soon.. What a perfect summer dessert.. Well if summer would ever get here.. Its raining at the moment has been for three days supposed to for 3 more.. Oregon weather for ya!

  10. saminder gumer says:

    this looks so light and fluffy. i love the fact that you use real fruit on top. i will have to try this out some time this summer. thanks.

  11. Deanna Middendorf says:

    Halli knows what is good. Man does this look wonderful!!

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