Party-Time Purse Cake

Party-Time Purse Cake

Having a tea party? Create a cake that will be the sweet hit.

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box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® white cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
Frosting and Decorations
1 1/2
containers Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy creamy white frosting
Betty Crocker® blue gel food color
Decorating bag with tips
plastic plate
or 2 large marshmallows
Betty Crocker® colored sugar
Candy-coated chocolate candies
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Make, bake and cool cake as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan.
  2. Cut cake crosswise in half. On serving plate, place 1 cake piece; spread top with 2 tablespoons white frosting from 1/2 container. Top with second cake piece. Stand cake pieces on end with cut sides down. Freeze 1 hour.
  3. Stir food color into 1 container of frosting to tint light blue. Spread entire cake with light blue frosting.
  4. Along front and top of cake, mark outline of an elongated V-shape with toothpick for purse flap. Stir food color into remaining 1/2 container of frosting to tint dark blue; frost purse flap with dark blue frosting. Place remaining dark blue frosting in decorating bag fitted with writing tip #7 or #8; pipe shell border along purse flap and edges of purse.
  5. Cut rim from plastic plate; cut rim in half. Insert into top of cake for handle. Decorate purse with candies. Cut marshmallow with dampened kitchen scissors into slices; sprinkle with colored sugar. Arrange marshmallow slices on purse for clasp. Press candy onto center of clasp. Store loosely covered.
Makes 15 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Choose from the many colorful candies available to decorate this adorable cake.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving (Cake and Frosting Only))
  • Calories 350
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 2 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 320mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 56g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 40g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 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;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.