This strawberry filling is all you need to elevate your cake to the next level. Made with real fresh or thawed frozen strawberries, this strawberry cake filling gives your favorite chocolate, lemon and vanilla cakes and cupcakes a sweet surprise! Not big on strawberries? Swap in raspberries or pineapples for an amazing fruity cake filling that will give you a sweet taste of summer anytime of year. Simple to make, this recipe is all you need liven up your treats in no time.

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Strawberry Cake Filling

This delicious strawberry filling is all you need to elevate your cake to the next level. Made with fresh strawberries or frozen strawberries, this filling gives your favorite chocolate, lemon and vanilla cakes and cupcakes a sweet surprise! It also tastes fantastic served over ice cream or with whipped cream.
Not big on strawberries? Swap them out for raspberries or pineapples for a fruit filling that will give you a sweet taste of summer all year around. Simple to make, this recipe is all you need to liven up your treats in no time.
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Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 4 hrs 30 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 2 Cups

Equipment

Ingredients
 

  • 12 Ounces Frozen Whole Strawberries
  • 1 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 3 Tablespoons Cornstarch
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice

Instructions
 

  • In a medium saucepan, combine strawberries, sugar, water, cornstarch and lemon juice.
  • Bring mixture to boil, stirring occasionally
  • Once boiling, cook mixture for 13-15 minutes or until strawberries have broken down and mixture has thickened.
  • Cool completely. Transfer to a large bowl and refrigerate for 3-4 hours before using.

Notes

How long will strawberry filling keep in the fridge: Filling can last in the fridge up to a week
Storing cake after filling: Store your cake with fruit filling in the refrigerator
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