Baby Shower Cake

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

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 50 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ white cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
Red and blue food colors
1 1/2
containers Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Grease bottoms only of three 8-inch or 9-inch round pans.
  • 2 Make cake batter as directed on box. Pour 1 1/2 cups of the batter into small bowl. Pour another 1 1/2 cups of the batter into one of the pans.
  • 3 Stir 6 to 10 drops red food color into batter in small bowl. Stir 6 to 10 drops blue food color into batter in large bowl. Pour pink batter into another pan; pour blue batter into remaining pan. (If necessary, refrigerate 1 pan of batter until ready to bake.)
  • 4 Bake 8-inch pans 19 to 24 minutes, 9-inch pans 17 to 22 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 5 Place blue layer, top side down, on plate. Spread 1/3 cup frosting on blue layer almost to edge. Place white layer, top side down, on frosted layer. Spread 1/3 cup frosting on white layer almost to edge. Place pink layer, top side up, on frosted layer. Frost side and top of cake with remaining frosting. Store loosely covered.

Expert Tips

Decorate your cake! Miniature dolls, baby rattles and pacifiers make fun and practical decorations.

For the best possible cake color, be certain to use 3 egg whites as directed. Egg separators are available in the baking section of most supermarkets.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
300mg
300%;
Total Carbohydrate
51g
51%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
35g
35%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.