Easy Make Mamaw’s Strawberry Cake Recipe

Mamaw’s strawberry cake recipe is the best-kept secret in the world. It’s an old Southern tradition passed down through generations and remains a much-loved cake at many family gatherings.

How to make mamaw’s strawberry cake recipe?

  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes
  • Serving Size: 4
  • Difficulty: Easy
Mamaw's Strawberry Cake Recipe
Mamaw’s Strawberry Cake Recipe

Ingredients for mamaw’s strawberry cake recipe

  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced thin

Directions for mamaw’s strawberry cake recipe

Step 1: Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

Step 2: In a large bowl, add cake mix, eggs, and water. Beat vigorously until well combined.

Step 3: In another bowl, combine oil and strawberries. Stir well to combine. Pour the strawberry layer into your prepared baking pan and spread evenly throughout the pan.

Step 4: Pour the rest of the batter on top of the strawberry layer. Bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes clean.

Step 5: Cool and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Amount
Fat12.8 g
Saturated Fat2.1 g
Carbohydrates43 g
Protein4.9 g
Cholesterol46 mg
Sodium 270 mg


The fruit layer is a nice touch. It kicks the cake. I would recommend this cake for the strawberry layer alone, even if you are not much of a fan of white cake.