Venango County Recipe of the Day: Strawberry Surprise Cake

| June 4, 2017

Franklin and Strawberry Cake
A delicious, refreshing dessert! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

Strawberry Surprise Cake


1 – 16 oz. pkg. angel food cake mix
2 – 3 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
1 – 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk
1/3 cup lemon juice
1/4 tsp. almond extract
1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
1 – 12 oz. carton Cool Whip, thawed, divided


~Prepare and bake cake according to package directions, using a 10″ ungreased tube pan. Cool completely.

~Run a knife around side and center tube of pan. Remove cake to a serving plate. Cut a 1″. slice off the top of the cake. Set aside.

~To make a tunnel, carefully hollow out bottom, leaving a 1″ shell. Tear removed cake into 1″ cubes.

~In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Beat in milk and lemon juice until smooth. Stir in extract, cake cubes, and strawberries. Fold in 1 cup whipped topping.

~Fill tunnel with mixture and replace cake top. Spread remaining whipped topping over top and sides of cake. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours.

~Makes 16 servings.

Venango County Recipe of the Day is sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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