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Strawberry Meringue Cake

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“This is just an awesome dessert.”
READY IN:
1hr 5mins
SERVES:
12-16
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine cake mix, orange juice, egg yolks and orange peel.
  2. Beat on medium speed for 4 minutes.
  3. Pour into two greased and floured 9-inch round baking pans; set aside.
  4. In a mixing bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar on medium until foamy.
  5. Gradually beat in 1 cup sugar, a tablespoon at a time on high until stiff glossy peaks form and sugar is dissolved.
  6. Spread the meringue even over both pans of cake batter.
  7. Bake at 350°F for 35 minutes or until meringue is lightly browned.
  8. Cool in pans on wire racks (meringue will crack).
  9. Beat the cream until stiff peaks form.
  10. Mash 1/2 cup of strawberries with remaining sugar; fold into whipped cream.
  11. Loosen edges of cakes from pans with a knife.
  12. Using two large spatulas, carefully remove one cake to a serving platter, meringue side up.
  13. Carefully spread with about two-thirds of the cream mixture.
  14. Slice the remaining berries; arrange half over cream mixture.
  15. Repeat layers.
  16. Store in the refrigerator.

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