Snowman Face Cake

Winter party? Make a bunch of frosted cakes, and invite kids or kids-at-heart to decorate.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 10 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
container Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
About 8 pretzel rods
About 18 large gumdrops in assorted colors
2
candy canes (each about 4 inches long)

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (or 325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Grease or spray bottoms and sides of two 8- or 9-inch round cake pans.
  • 2 Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 8- or 9-inch rounds. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 3 Spread frosting over side and top of each cake. For hat on each cake, press graduated lengths of broken pretzel rods across top third of cake, with 2 pretzel rods extending 1/2 inch beyond side of cake to form brim of hat. For eyes, press 2 black gumdrops on each cake. For nose on each cake, press 2 orange gumdrops to flatten; shape to make pointed nose and press on cake. For mouth on each cake, press 5 gumdrops to flatten; cut into rounds. Press and overlap flattened gumdrops on cake. For pipe on each cake, poke straight end of candy cane in cake slightly above mouth.

Expert Tips

Start a new holiday tradition. Invite the neighbors for an indoor snowman party. Award prizes for the best snowman.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (Cake and Frosting only)
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
260mg
260%;
Total Carbohydrate
41g
41%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
27g
27%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.