"Let's Party" Cake

"Let's Party" Cake

Stack up some delicious fun with a birthday cake that's super easy.

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box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix (or any other flavor)
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
container Betty Crocker® Whipped fluffy white frosting or Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
Yellow and red food colors
Blue and green neon food colors
packages (2.17 oz each) tropical flavor candy-coated fruit-flavored chewy candies or 1 bag (8 oz) candy-coated chocolate candies
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Grease and flour bottom and side of 9-inch round cake pan, or spray with baking spray with flour. Place paper baking cup in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups.
  2. Make cake batter as directed on box. Spread half of batter in round pan; spoon remaining batter into muffin cups. Bake as directed on box. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  3. In small bowl, place 1 tablespoon frosting; stir in 2 drops yellow food color. In another small bowl, place 1/4 cup frosting, 3 drops yellow food color and 1 drop red food color; stir to make orange frosting. In third small bowl, place 1/2 cup frosting; stir in 7 drops blue neon food color. To remaining frosting in container, stir in 7 drops green neon food color.
  4. Trim off rounded top of cake layer; place on serving plate, cut side down. Frost top and side with green frosting. Frost 7 cupcakes with blue frosting, 4 cupcakes with orange frosting and 1 cupcake with yellow frosting. Place 1 blue cupcake on center of green frosted cake. Place remaining blue cupcakes, sides touching, in circle around center cupcake. Place 2 rows of 2 orange cupcakes on top center of blue cupcakes. Place yellow cupcake on top center. Press candies into frosting to decorate. Store loosely covered at room temperature.
Makes 12 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
You can freeze the unfrosted cake and cupcakes (tightly covered) for up to 2 months.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 420
    • (Calories from Fat 160),
  • Total Fat 18g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 2g),
  • Cholesterol 55mg;
  • Sodium 310mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 61g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 46g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 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 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.