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Strawberry Cake Filling

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + chilling


1-1/2 cups

Use this sweet strawberry cake filling for a cake roll or layer cake. It also tastes fantastic served over ice cream or shortcake. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Strawberry Cake Filling Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 package (14 ounces) frozen unsweetened sliced strawberries, thawed
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the first 4 ingredients. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Stir in lemon juice. Transfer to a small bowl. Refrigerate until chilled.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 68 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 18g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.

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