Pink Funfetti Cake For Valentine’s Day / Birthday

Pink Funfetti Cake For Valentine’s Day / Birthday. Fluffy two layer cake, stuffed with whipped cream and fresh strawberries. Covered with homemade pink buttercream and topped with sprinkles.

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FOR THE CAKE: – ▢1 box Funfetti cake mix, ( I used Pillsbury) and all ingredients needed for it (eggs, oil, water) – ▢1 cup water – ▢1/3 cup oil – ▢3 eggs FOR THE CAKE FILLING: – ▢5 large strawberries, , sliced – ▢3/4 cup cold heavy cream – ▢1-2 tbsp powdered sugar FOR THE PINK BUTTERCREAM: – ▢1/2 cup softened butter – ▢1/2 cup vegetable shortening – ▢1 tsp vanilla extract – ▢4 cups powdered sugar – ▢1 tbsp heavy cream or milk – ▢2-3 drops pink food coloring FOR DECORATION: – ▢sprinkles

Step 1

CAKE: Combine cake mix, water, eggs and oil and beat with a mixer for 2 minutes. Spray two 8" cake pans with cooking spray. Divide better between both pans.

Step 2

Bake cake layers for the time suggested on the box 34-38 minutes, until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Let them cool completely.

Step 3

CAKE FILLING: Beat heavy cream with an electric mixer on medium for 1 minute. Add powder sugar and beat on high until stiff peaks form.

Step 4

BUTTER CREAM FROSTING: In the bowl of a stand mixer, fitted with paddle attachment beat butter and shortening together for 4-5 minutes until pale and fluffy.

Step 5

Reduce speed to slow and gradually add powdered sugar, beat until incorporated. Scrape the sides of the bowl if required. Add vanilla extract.

Step 6

Add heavy cream and beat until fluffy. Add in food coloring and mix until evenly distributed.

Step 7

TO ASSEMBLE THE CAKE: Spread whipped cream over the bottom layer of the cake. Add the sliced strawberries. Top with the second cake layer.

Step 8

Cover cake completely with buttercream frosting. Top with sprinkles. (I used pink, white and red Valentine's Day sprinkles).


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