Jazz up a birthday cake with candleholders made from fruit, and celebrate!
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ cake mix (any flavor)
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
container Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy or Whipped frosting (any flavor)
Whole strawberries or other fruit
Small birthday candles
Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Make, bake and cool cake as directed on box for two 8-inch or 9-inch rounds.
Place 1 cake layer, rounded side down, on serving plate. Spread with about 1/3 cup frosting. Place other layer, rounded side up, on top. Frost side and top of cake with remaining frosting.
Make a small hole in each piece of fruit with a skewer. Place a birthday candle into each piece of fruit. Gently push fruit candleholders into frosting. Keep cake cool until ready to serve. Store loosely covered in refrigerator.
Use kumquats, cherries, starfruit pieces, peach wedges or apricot wedges for the strawberries.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- 1 1/2g
- 1 1/2%
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges: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; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.