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This cake recipe will make people think you bought it at a European Bakery. The best thing about is that it is adapted from a store bought cake mix, making it almost effortless!
It is beautiful, fresh, festive and delicious.

INGREDIENTS:

1 Cake Mix (store bought) – chocolate or vanilla works well but feel free to be creative!
1 Jar of Nutella
1 Pint Heavy Whipping Cream
1 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract
1 Pint Strawberries
2 tsp Sugar

METHOD:

Prepare the cake according to the manufacturer’s directions for 2 circular layers. Allow cake to completely cool before moving on to the next steps. Doing this a day ahead works really well.

Whip cream and vanilla on an electric mixer or use a hand mixer. When it has formed soft peaks you can add 2 tsp liqueur as well – Godiva or Frangelico works great!

Slice strawberries – saving several whole berries to put on top of the cake. Mix sugar with the berries.

Ice both tops of the cake layers with Nutella
Place a big dollop of whipped cream in between the layers, on top of the strawberries.

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Top the cake with the whipped cream in any design you choose, or just dump it on top!

Place the whole strawberries on top as a garnish. If you feel extra fancy you can pre-dip them in Nutella or chocolate and refrigerate until it is time to garnish!

You won’t believe how easy it was to make something this good!