Baby Face Cake

Baby Face Cake

Girl or boy? Make this cake pink or blue for the next baby shower, or make it to give as a gift.

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box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® white cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
teaspoon almond extract
tube Betty Crocker® red or blue classic gel food color (from 2.7-oz box)
container Betty Crocker® Whipped fluffy white frosting
can (8.4 oz) Betty Crocker® Cupcake Icing petal pink or sky blue
can (8.4 oz) Betty Crocker® Cupcake Icing buttercup yellow
large marshmallow, cut in half
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottoms only of 2 (8-inch) round cake pans with shortening or cooking spray. Make cake batter as directed on box--except add almond extract and 4 drops red or blue food color with the water. Bake as directed on box for 8-inch rounds.
  2. Cool 10 minutes. Run knife around sides of pans to loosen cakes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  3. On serving plate, place 1 cake layer, bottom side up. Spread with 1/2 cup white frosting. Top with second layer. Frost side and top of cake.
  4. Pipe decorating icing around bottom and top of cake using border tip and pink or blue icing. Use yellow cupcake icing to make baby pacifier and hair. Use desired decorating icing to make face and hair bow. Place marshmallow half over yellow icing to complete baby pacifier. Store loosely covered at room temperature.
Makes 16 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Since pacifiers come in so many colors, substitute a colored marshmallow for a white one.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving (Frosted, Undecorated))
  • Calories 150
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 210mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 12g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.