Can you add fresh fruit to box cake mix?

I have experimented a few times with adding fresh fruit to box mix and it generally works really well. Strawberries work best if you use a reduced puree or fruit preserves so that you aren’t adding too much liquid into the cake recipe.

What happens when you add Jello to cake mix?

There are two ways to do this. (1) You can add a box of dry jello to the dry cake mix, make and bake as usual per the directions. The cake will be denser and have a coarser texture. But lots of great flavor variations available!

Does Duncan Hines make strawberry cake mix?

Savor the invigorating flavor of Duncan Hines Signature Perfectly Moist Strawberry Supreme Naturally Flavored Cake Mix in an easy strawberry dessert with easy prep. Made with juice from strawberries, this boxed cake mix satisfies your cravings for a fruity dessert.

How do you put fresh fruit between layers of a cake?

How do you decorate a cake with fresh fruit?

How to decorate a cake with fruit on top
  1. Take your fruit for a dip. Before using any fresh fruit on a cake, be sure to wash it well.
  2. Stick it good. Start with a frosting or ganache base to give the fruit something to stick to.
  3. Think big first. Add larger pieces of fruit first.
  4. Get creative with your cuts.
  5. Seal it in.

How do you keep strawberries looking fresh on a cake?

Using a pastry brush, paint a thin layer of preserves over the strawberries to give them a nice sheen. Tip: Brush a thin layer of warmed preserves over fresh fruits on your desserts to keep them from drying out.

Can you put fresh fruit in a cake?

In order to put fresh fruit in your cake batter, you need to prepare the fruit first. Think of it like putting on a bathing suit before you go to a pool. Wash and cut fresh fruit into small pieces, sized no larger than a slice of a strawberry. If you are using fruits like berries, do not need peel them.

How long will fresh fruit last on a cake?

Kept in the fridge, cake with buttercream or ganache topping will last for 3-4 days. If the cake has custard, cream, cream cheese or fresh fruit it will last 1-2 days at most.

Do fruit filled cakes need to be refrigerated?

When to Refrigerate Cakes

If you made a cake that won’t be served for a few days, cover and refrigerate your cake. Lastly, if your cake includes a fresh fruit filling or topping, or has a frosting made with whipped cream or mascarpone, cover and refrigerate it until you are ready to serve.

Does strawberry filled cake need to be refrigerated?

Storage Note:

If the cake has a cooked fruit filling that does not contain eggs, it can be stored at room temperature for up to 2 days. Refrigerate for longer storage. It is recommended to not freeze a cake with a fresh fruit filling because the fruit may become watering when thawed.