Baby Block Cake

Looking for a delicious dessert using Betty Crocker® cake mix, frosting and decorations? Then check out this beautiful cake that’s perfect for a baby shower!

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 25 min
  • Servings 12

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ white cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
Blue and red food colors from 1 box (2.7 oz) Betty Crocker™ classic gel food colors
1
container Betty Crocker™ Whipped fluffy white frosting
Betty Crocker™ Easy Flow decorating icing (any colors)
Betty Crocker™ Decorating Decors (any shape)

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottoms only of 2 (8-inch) square pans with shortening or cooking spray.
  • 2 Make cake batter as directed on box, adding almond extract with the water. Divide batter in half. Stir 2 drops blue food color into one half; stir 2 drops red food color into other half. Pour into pans. Bake as directed on box for 8-inch pans. Cool 10 minutes. Run knife around sides of pans to loosen cakes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 3 Place 1 cake layer on serving plate; spread with 1/2 cup white frosting. Top with second cake layer, bottom side down. Spread frosting evenly on side and top of cake. Decorate cake as desired to look like baby block, using decorating icing and decors. Store loosely covered at room temperature.

Expert Tips

If you'd prefer, use green and yellow Betty Crocker® classic gel food colors, or make both of the cakes the same color. You choose!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
2g
2%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
310mg
310%;
Total Carbohydrate
48g
48%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
32g
32%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.