Hat Cake

Parade this cake at a special occasion! Birthdays, teas or a hats-off-to-you celebration!

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 45 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ cake mix (any flavor*)
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
2
containers Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy or Whipped frosting (any flavor)
Ribbon and edible flowers (dianthus, pansies, violas)
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Bake and cool cake as directed on box--except use one 8-inch round pan and one 9-inch round pan. For easier handling, refrigerate or freeze cake 30 to 60 minutes or until firm.
  • 2 Cut 6-inch circle out of waxed paper; place on 8-inch layer. Cut cake around circle with small knife to make 6-inch round layer; place on 9-inch layer, attaching pieces with small amount of frosting. Frost with a thin layer of frosting. Refrigerate or freeze 30 to 60 minutes to set frosting.
  • 3 Frost cake. Trim hat with ribbon and flowers. Store loosely covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

*For all chocolate and devil's food cake mixes, use only 1 cup of the water.

To add texture to frosting just like the photo, gently roll clean wicker basket over frosting.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
300mg
300%;
Total Carbohydrate
58g
58%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
42g
42%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 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; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.