Related: Read more about Tammy Kelly who has made it her life’s work to rescue the region’s rich food traditions from obscurity — including some of her own family’s recipes.
For the glaze:
¼ stick melted margarine
¼ cup fresh strawberries, chopped
1½ cups powdered sugar
For the cake:
1 box Duncan Hines white cake mix
2 tablespoons flour
½ teaspoon baking powder
1 (3-ounce) box strawberry Jell-O, dry
¾ cup Wesson oil
½ cup water
¾ cup fresh strawberries, chopped
For the glaze: Combine ingredients.
For the cake: Preheat oven to 325°. Lightly oil and flour a Bundt pan. Mix ingredients in a blender for 3 minutes until smooth. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 65 minutes. Let cake cool in pan for 12 to 13 minutes. Turn out of pan and cool for another 10 minutes before glazing cake while warm.
— Courtesy of Tammy Kelly