This strawberry crunch cheesecake is made is so delicious and packed with sweetness. Then you will fall in love with the fresh strawberries topped with the strawberry shortcake crumble will have you wanting seconds!

Crunch Crumbles

The cream cheese frosting lathers in between the strawberry cake layers giving you the best results for enjoying this delicious dessert. The strawberry crumble is sprinkled over the whole cake making it the perfect match to the creamy filling. 

Ingredients

Strawberry Crunch Cake with Cheesecake
  • Sugar– The dry ingredients work together well to form the cream cheese mixture.
  • Heavy cream-  Helps to make the cheesecake layer of the cake. This can be made easily. Just grab up a large bowl and get to mixing. Try keeping things on a low speed.
  • Vanilla Extract-  Brings out the flavor in the layers of strawberry cake. This with the melted butter will have you wanting more.
  • Eggs- I used the egg to help to form the cake layers. I used boxed cake but you can make it from scratch if that’s your desire.
  • Powdered sugar- This helps to form the buttercream frosting. I will have a list of detailed instructions down below.

The full list of ingredients can be found in the recipe card below.

How To Make Strawberry Crunch Cake with Cheesecake

The remaining steps can be found below.

Variations

The thing I love about this cake is how much variety this cake has. Here are a few ways you can spunk up this recipe.

Strawberry Oreo Crunch Pound Cake- You can add Oreos to this cake and also make it a pound cake. This will make for a beautiful presentation. Strawberry Oreo crunch cake isn’t to be taken lightly at any holiday event. It’s for sure gonna be a showstopper.

Strawberry Crunch Bundt Cake- You don’t have to make this a 3-layer cake. You can simply remove the crunch cake cheesecake and add the mixture into a Bundt cake pan. There you have it, an easy strawberry crunch cake!

No Cheesecake Strawberry Crunch Cake- You can choose to remove the cheesecake from this recipe and only have your homemade strawberry crunch cake recipe.

Strawberry crumble cake
Crunch Crumbles

Strawberry Crunch Cake with cheesecake (Easy)

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Strawberry crunch cake is rich and fluffy on the inside and sweet and crunchy on the outside. I mean, seriously, we are talking strawberry cake heaven here.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Soulfood, Southern
Keyword Crumble cake, Crunch Cake, Strawberry crunch cake
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Cooling 1 hour 40 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 20 minutes
Servings 6 People
Calories 1437

Equipment

  • Nonstick spray-Keep cakes from sticking
  • (3) 9 inch Baking Dish-For baking cheesecake, and strawberry cakes.
  • Parchment Paper-To add to the bottom of your cake pans and add your strawberry crumble onto.
  • Toothpicks- To stick the cake with to see if it’s done. If the toothpick come back out wet it’s not done. If the toothpick comes back out dry, your cake is finished.
  • Mixing Bowls- 2-3 mixing bowls.
  • Rotating Cake Turntable- Allows you to decorate your cake properly.
  • Icing Spatula-Smoothing buttercream over cake.

Ingredients

Buttercream icing

  • 4 Sticks Unsalted butter
  • 2 1/2 Cup Powdered sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Vanilla extract

Cheesecake

  • 16 Oz Cream cheese
  • 1/4 Cup Cornstarch
  • 1/2 Cup Heavy cream
  • 2 Tablespoons Vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 1- Cup Sugar

Strawberry Cake

  • 1 Strawberry Box Cake White Cake Mix if strawberry is unavailable
  • 1 3oz Pack strawberry jello Only Use Half
  • 1/2 cup All-purpose flour
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 3 eggs
  • Crunch Cake Crumbles
  • Flour
  • Strawberry Jello

Strawberry Crumble

  • 1/2 Stick Butter Softened Salted or Unsalted
  • 1/2 Cup Flour
  • 1 3oz Instant Vanilla Pudding
  • 1/2 Stick Butter
  • 1/2 Cup Flour
  • 1 3oz Strawberry Jello

Miscellaneous

  • 1 Pack Strawberries Optional, for decorating

Instructions

Butter Cream

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees
  • To a mixing bowl add in butter and begin to mix for 5 minutes or until the butter resembles whipped cream. After, Add in powdered sugar and vanilla extract and mix until dissolved then sit to the side.
    4 Sticks Unsalted butter, 2 1/2 Cup Powdered sugar, 2 Tablespoons Vanilla extract

Cheesecake

  • To a bowl add in cream cheese along with cornstarch, heavy cream, vanilla extract, eggs, and sugar. Mix well.
    1 Tablespoon Vanilla extract, 1/4 Cup Cornstarch, 1/2 Cup Heavy cream, 3 eggs, 1- Cup Sugar, 16 Oz Cream cheese
  • Spray your baking dish with nonstick spray.
  • Add the cheesecake mixture to a baking dish and allow to bake for 45 minutes. Once done remove from the oven and set in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

Strawberry Cake

  • To a bowl add your cake mix, strawberry jello, all purpose flour, milk vegetable oil, and eggs. Mix well then separate them into your baking pan.
    1 Strawberry Box Cake, 1/2 cup All-purpose flour, 1 cup Milk, 1 cup Vegetable Oil, 3 eggs, 1 3oz Pack strawberry jello
    Strawberry Crunch Cake with Cheesecake
  • Lightly, shake the pans so that the strawberry mixture can settle in more.
  • Place in the oven for 25 minutes or until the toothpick is dry. Allow cooling for 20 minutes.

Strawberry Crumble

  • To a bowl, add butter, flour, and instant vanilla pudding.
    1/2 Stick Butter, 1 3oz Instant Vanilla Pudding, 1/2 Cup Flour
  • Take your hands and mix until it becomes sand-like.
  • To another bowl, add butter, strawberry jello, and flour. Mix with hands until sand-like.
    1/2 Cup Flour, 1/2 Stick Butter, 1 3oz Strawberry Jello
  • Add a sheet of parchment paper onto a sheet pan, then add both of the crumble mixtures to the sheet.
  • Place in the oven and allow to bake for 8 minutes. Sit to the side to cool for 20 minutes.
  • Once the 20 minutes have pass use your hands to break the strawberry crunch into crumbles
    Strawberry Crunch

Assemble cake

  • Gently remove your 3 cakes from the pans and sit to the side onto parchment paper.
  • To the rotating cake tray, add your strawberry cake, then your cheesecake, and lastly, add the second strawberry cake.
  • Smooth on your buttercream until it reaches your desired look.
    Strawberry crunch cake Decorations
  • Add your strawberry crunch mixture along with your strawberries on top.
    1 Pack Strawberries
    Strawberry Crunch Cake
  • Enjoy!!

Nutrition

Calories: 1437kcal | Carbohydrates: 120g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 100g | Saturated Fat: 61g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 26g | Trans Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 429mg | Sodium: 334mg | Potassium: 303mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 89g | Vitamin A: 3493IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 186mg | Iron: 2mg

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