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Heart and Flowers Cake

Gumdrops are the secret to the decorations. Ordinary square and round baking pans create the heart-shaped cake!

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  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 13 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® cake mix (any flavor)
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1 1/2
containers Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy or Whipped frosting (any flavor)
Assorted gumdrops
Candied orange slices, if desired

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Make, bake and cool cake as directed on box--except use one 8-inch round pan and one 8-inch square pan. Check square pan for doneness about 2 minutes before round pan.
  • 2 Cut round cake in half. Place cut sides against sides of square cake to form heart shape, attaching pieces with small amount of frosting.
  • 3 Spread frosting on cake. Make flowers with assorted gumdrops: Flatten gumdrops with rolling pin. Cut out small petal-shaped flowers. Pinch flower in center to make it 3-dimensional. Cut out gumdrop leaves and stems. Arrange gumdrop flowers on cake. Arrange candied orange slices to form butterfly wings and butterfly body. Store loosely covered.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

Keep extra sugar handy when working with gumdrops to use if they get sticky.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
290mg
290%;
Total Carbohydrate
51g
51%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
35g
35%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 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:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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