Cranberry Whip & Festive Cake Cups Recipe


  • 1 box Cherry Chip cake mix
  • 2 1/2 cups Cool Whip
  • 1/4 cup 100% cranberry Juice
  • 1/2 cup whole cranberry sauce
  • sliced strawberries
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • Peppermint Dust Sprinkles
  • Green Sugar
  • 2-3 candy canes broken into small sections


  1. Slice a cup of strawberries and place them into a bowl, sprinkle strawberries with sugar then place the bowl into the refrigerator.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350° F.
  3. Follow the baking directions on the box cake.
  4. Once the cake is finished baking and has cooled sufficiently to safely handle, cut a 1/3 of the cake and place cake into a food processor. Pulse until the cake is evenly crumbled. Place crumbled cake into a bowl and set aside.
  5. In the bowl of stand mixer, fitted with the whisk attachment, add Cool Whip, cranberry juice, cranberry sauce. Whisk on medium until all of the ingredients are incorporated.
  6. Assemble dessert cup by layering the ingredients. Begin with a layer of crumbled cake, add a layer of cranberry whip, then add the sliced strawberries.
  7. Top with a final layer of cranberry whip. Using the edge of butter knife level the top.
  8. Add peppermint sprinkles, green sugar, a few slices of strawberry, and a piece of candy cane
  9. Serve.