Domestic goddesses don't take shortcuts, right? Wrong. Not in the 21st-century. Kitchen goddessery (it's a word) is all about regaling friends and family with your delicious dishes and cooking savvy. In other words, your genius recipe hacks—like this easy strawberry cake. Light, fluffy angel food. Whipped cream. Chocolate frosting. Fresh, ripe strawberries. It's full of heavenly flavors. You'll definitely want to invite friends and family over to share. Otherwise, this dessert is so tempting, there's a good chance you'll eat it all yourself and miss out on the applause.

Chocolate Strawberry Angel Food Cake

Recipe category: dessert

Recipe yield: 8-10 servings

Prep time: 10 Minutes

Cook time: 0 minutes

Total time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

8″ angel food cake (from the grocery store or, if you really want to bake, make it from scratch)

16 oz. fresh strawberries

16 oz. chocolate frosting

8 oz. whipped cream

Chocolate Strawberry Angel Food Cake

Directions

Step 1:

Stir the chocolate frosting until it’s smooth and easy to spread. Cover the angel food cake in a thick layer of frosting (make sure you frost the center of the cake as well).

Chocolate Strawberry Angel Food Cake

Step 2:

Stir the whipped cream until it’s smooth and easy to spread. Cover the chocolate frosting in a layer of whipped cream.

Chocolate Strawberry Angel Food Cake

Step 3:

Wash the strawberries, then slice them and place around the outside of the cake.

Chocolate Strawberry Angel Food Cake

Step 4:

Fill the center of the cake with the remaining whipped cream. Swirl a strawberry in chocolate frosting and garnish the top of the cake.

Chocolate Strawberry Angel Food Cake

You Can Have Your Cake, and Eat it Too

Savor the moment (and the cake) as everyone marvels at your domestic goddessness (also a word). And of course, don’t forget to tell us all the nice things they said in our blog comments.

 

Nutritional Information:

Serving size: 1 slice; number of servings: approximately 9 slices

Per serving: 451 calories; 10.4 g fat (7 g sat, 0 g poly, 0 g mono, 0 g trans); 0 mg cholesterol; 86.4 g carbohydrates; 69 g sugars; 0.3 g protein; 2.2 g fiber; 183.7 mg sodium; 166.9 mg potassium; 0.1% vitamin A; 44.4% vitamin C; 7.9% calcium; 6.1% iron.

*Percent daily values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie intake.