Strawberry Pudding Cake with bite out

Strawberry Pudding Cake

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword easy cake, fruit cake, pudding cake, strawberry cake
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 15
Calories 319kcal


  • 1 box yellow cake mix (plus ingredients on the back of the box)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 quart fresh strawberries (washed, hulled and sliced)
  • 3.4 ounces instant vanilla pudding (1 small box)
  • 2 cups cold milk
  • 3 ounces strawberry Jello
  • 12 ounces whipped topping


For the cake:

  • Bake the cake in a 9x13 baking pan according to the box instructions. Allow the cake to cool.

For the Jello:

  • In a saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and water. Bring to a boil and allow to boil until the water is clear.
  • Mix in the Jello powder.
  • Allow the Jello mix to cool and add the sliced strawberries.

For the pudding:

  • Mix the instant pudding with the 2 cups of milk. Use a whisk and stir until smooth.
  • Spread the pudding on top of the cooled cake.
  • Spoon the cooled (but not set) strawberry jello mix on top of the pudding layer.
  • Top with whipped cream.
  • Allow this cake to set in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours before serving. Store this cake in the refrigerator.


The calories shown are based on the cake being cut into 15 pieces, with 1 serving being 1 slice of cake. Since different brands of ingredients have different nutritional information, the calories shown are just an estimate. **We are not dietitians and recommend you seek a nutritionist for exact nutritional information.**


Calories: 319kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 350mg | Potassium: 178mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 48g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 37.1mg | Calcium: 136mg | Iron: 1mg