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Royal Blue Velvet Cake

A new twist on a traditional red velvet cake, inspired by the royal heirloom sapphire engagement ring.

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  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

Cake

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ white cake mix
1 1/4
cups buttermilk
1/3
cup vegetable oil
3
eggs
1
tablespoon unsweetened baking cocoa
2
teaspoons royal blue paste food color
1
toothpickful violet paste food color

Frosting

1
jar (7 oz) marshmallow creme
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
2 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1/8
teaspoon salt

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Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Grease and lightly flour bottoms and sides of three 8-inch round cake pans, or spray with baking spray with flour.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed about 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.
  • 3 Divide batter evenly among pans. Bake 22 to 27 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched in center. Cool 15 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely.
  • 4 Spoon marshmallow creme into large microwavable bowl; microwave uncovered on High 15 to 20 seconds to soften. Add butter. Beat with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in powdered sugar and salt until smooth.
  • 5 If necessary, trim rounded tops of 2 cake layers to flatten before assembling. Place 1 cake layer, top side down, on serving plate; spread with about 1/3 cup frosting. Top with second layer, top side down; spread with about 1/3 cup frosting. Top with untrimmed cake layer, top side up. Frost side and top of cake with remaining frosting. Store loosely covered.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
340mg
340%;
Total Carbohydrate
53g
53%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
39g
39%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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