Chocolate Strawberry Waffle Cake

If you have never tried Chocolate Strawberry Waffle Cake, you need to. It is so easy to make and has the most amazing flavor. Plus, it's waffles! Could it get more fun than that?

Chocolate and Strawberry are the perfect combo. Add that with delicious chocolate cake waffles and fresh strawberries.

This cake will definitely be showing up at your next party. It’s so delicious and our family went crazy over it.  This recipe makes 2 waffle cakes, so it definitely feeds a crowd, and is so easy to make.

If you are not a waffle fan, don’t worry, because this honestly tastes like cake, and not waffles. It is so easy to make and is full of amazing flavor. You will love this simple and delicious Chocolate Strawberry Waffle Cake.

how to cook it perfectly:

Waffles can be a hard thing for some people to cook, because they are either over cooking them, or undercooking them. It can be a fine line.

However, here are some trick to make the perfect cooked waffle:

  • A lot of it can depend on your waffle maker. If you are using an old rusted waffle maker, it may be difficult to get them out clean. We recommend a clean waffle maker, sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.
  • One of the biggest mistakes you could make is to check the waffle partway through, to see if it is done. Doing this will totally ruin the heat ratio. It’s just like when you open the lid of a slow cooker when it’s cooking. Don’t do it. It will totally mess with the temperature and the food.
  • Most waffle irons now days, have a built in timer, and a light will pop on when the waffle is done. However, if your doesn’t have the light. You can always check the steam of the waffle. Once you no longer see any steam rising from the waffle, you know that the waffle is done cooking, and that’s when it is complete.
  • Remember the first waffle is always the practice waffle. Don’t feel bad if the first one is a fail. If it is soggy, add a little more dry. If it’s dry, we recommend adding a splash of buttermilk.

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Serves: 12

Chocolate Strawberry Waffle Cake

A fun chocolate waffle cake with real whipped cream filling and fresh strawberries.

15 minPrep Time

10 minCook Time

25 minTotal Time

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  • 15.25 ounces Chocolate Cake Mix(plus ingredients for cake as directed on box)
  • Filling:
  • 1 1/2 cups strawberries diced (for whipped cream filling)
  • 1 1/2 cups strawberries sliced (for top of cake)
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 4 tablespoons instant vanilla pudding
  • 4 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • Frosting:
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/3 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa
  • 1 1/3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1.55 ounces Hershey's chocolate bar (grated on top of cake)


  1. Mix the cake mix with eggs, vegetable oil and water as directed on the cake mix box. Heat your waffle iron and lightly spray with non stick cooking spray. I used a Belgian Waffle maker. Use 1/2 cup of batter for each waffle. They don't take long to cook. Remove and let cool. This will make 6 full waffles when you use 1/2 cup batter for each waffle.
  2. While the waffles are cooling, mix together the whipping cream, pudding mix and powdered sugar and beat until thick. Then add 1 1/2 cups diced strawberries. Divide the whipping cream mixture into two separate bowls.
  3. Put a waffle on a plate. Use one bowl of whipped topping mixture for each cake. With one of the bowls top the waffle with 1/3 of the whipping cream, then place another waffle on top, then add whipping cream, add another waffle, then top with the last of the whipping cream.
  4. Make the frosting by mixing together butter, vanilla, cocoa, powdered sugar and milk. Beat until well blended. If too runny, add a little more powdered sugar. Or if too thick and a little milk until you get to desired consistency.
  5. Carefully spread the frosting over both cakes. Decorate with sliced strawberries and then sprinkle with grated chocolate curls.



474 cal


29 g


53 g


4 g
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Recipe idea from Chelsea’s Messy Apron

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3 Responses to “Chocolate Strawberry Waffle Cake”

  1. This looks great. I just tried making the cake in the waffle iron and it's all a pile of cake crumbs. I couldn't get it to cook into a solid waffle. The second I tried to lift it out it crumbled. Any tips on how to prevent this? Thank you so much for sharing.
    • It's got to be your waffle iron. I used a betty crocker cake mix. Made it according to the package. Heated up my Belgian waffle maker and lightly sprayed it with pam. It literally lifted out of the waffle iron with no problems. Did you cook it all the way through?

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