Groovy Jeans Cake

Groovy Jeans Cake

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box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® cake mix (any flavor*)
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
Tray or cardboard (15x12 inches), covered with wrapping paper and plastic food wrap or foil
containers Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
Yellow and blue food colors
roll Betty Crocker® Fruit by the Foot® Berry Tie-Dye® chewy fruit snack (from 4.5-oz box)
Assorted decorations (licorice pieces, Betty Crocker® candy decors, yellow shot, candy-coated almonds)
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Make and bake cake as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan. Cool 10 minutes. Run knife around sides of pan to loosen cake; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour. For easier handling, refrigerate or freeze cake 30 to 60 minutes or until firm.
  2. Tint 1/3 cup frosting with yellow food color. Tint remaining frosting with blue food color. Spoon yellow frosting into resealable food-storage plastic bag or disposable pastry bag; set aside. Remove cake from freezer. Using serrated knife, cut rounded top off cake to level surface; place cake cut side down. Use toothpicks to mark sections of cake to be cut (see diagram); cut cake into sections.
  3. On tray, place largest piece. Place 1 1/2-inch strip of cake along top edge of jeans; cut off excess. Place triangles along outer edges of legs. Attach cake pieces with a small amount of blue frosting. Frost with a thin layer of blue frosting to seal in crumbs. Refrigerate or freeze 30 to 60 minutes to set frosting. Frost entire cake. Use fork or decorating comb to create fabric texture, if desired.
  4. To decorate cake, cut fruit snack into 8-inch length and 6-inch length. Place fruit snack on top edge of cake, overlapping in center, for belt. Cut off very small corner of yellow bag of frosting. Pipe frosting for pocket, zipper and cuff stitching. Decorate as desired with candies. Store loosely.
Makes 12 servings
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*For all chocolate and devil's food cake mixes, use only 1 cup of the water.
Create an attractive display by covering a piece of sturdy cardboard with wrapping paper, then plastic food wrap. Stretch and secure with tape. Or cover cardboard with foil or cooking parchment paper.
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Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 520
    • (Calories from Fat 200),
  • Total Fat 22g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 4 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 50mg;
  • Sodium 410mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 78g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 56g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 4 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;
    • 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 5;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.