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Strawberry Angel Food Cake

Need a super easy cake recipe for your Valentine’s Day dessert? This halfway homemade angel food cake recipe is perfect for your party or a Valentine’s dinner! 

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Easy Cake Recipes

The holidays are officially over, and that means the next big one is coming up – Valentine’s Day! I cannot tell you how much I LOVE this holiday. Yes, Christmas and New Years are definitely faves but when it comes to celebrating and sprinkling joy for those you love, I’m all about this holiday. Who’s with me?! Raise your hand if you love baking for Valentine’s Day! You and me both sister! But every year I feel like I go way overboard, and I wanted to be sure I had something super easy up my sleeve for 2020. Not everything you make has to be made from scratch, all the time, and sometimes I have to stop and tell myself this. Every dessert is made with love, and will be delicious just the same. I am so tickled pink to share this cake with you! 

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Easy Valentine’s Dessert

Making a gorgeous Valentine’s Day cake doesn’t have to be hard! What I love to do is pair store-bought with homemade when it comes to desserts. The dessert will taste delicious and take a fraction of the time to make. Talk about a win-win! You can go to any store and buy their angel food cake, and you are halfway there to an amazing Valentine’s Day dessert!

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Easy Angel Food Cake Recipe

All you will need for this recipe is one store-bought angel food cake (or use a mix or make it from scratch), 2 containers of Cool Whip, red food coloring, 2 cups of strawberries, and your favorite sprinkles! 

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Decorated Angel Food Cake

This cake seriously takes just minutes to put together! It’s SO easy! Take your store-bought angel food cake and cut it in half. Mix together your red food coloring and cool whip for a fun pink color. Be sure to just use a little bit at a time and mix until you get your desired color!

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Spread the cool whip on the cake, and layer on the strawberries. Put the other half of the cake on top, and then cover the whole cake with a layer of cool whip. Top with sprinkles and you’re ready to serve in just minutes! 

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Semi-Homemade Desserts

I love making homemade desserts for my family. But sometimes it is totally okay to remember that you can step back and make something with store-bought items! By combining a few ingredients, you can make something super delicious, and with all the time you save, you’ll have more time for your family and more time for eating cake! ;) Whether this cake is going to be for Valentine’s Day, a spring cake, or anything in between, it will be such a fun addition to your menu! What are you planning to make for Valentine’s Day? I’d love to hear all about it in the comments below! 

Strawberry Angel Food Cake

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Need a super easy cake recipe for your Valentine’s Day dessert? This halfway homemade angel food cake recipe is perfect for your party or a Valentine's dinner! 

Ingredients

  • One store-bought angel food cake or use a mix or make it from scratch
  • 2 containers of Cool Whip
  • Red food coloring
  • 2 cups of strawberries washed and sliced
  • Your favorite sprinkles!

Instructions

  • Take your store-bought angel food cake and cut it in half.
  • Mix together food coloring and cool whip for a fun pink color. Be sure to just use a little bit at a time and mix until you get your desired color!
  • Spread the cool whip on the cake, and layer on the strawberries.
  • Put the other half of the cake on top, and then cover the whole cake with a layer of cool whip.
  • Top with sprinkles and serve.

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