Snowman Face Cake

Snowman Face Cake

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

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box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® cake mix (any flavor)
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
container Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
About 8 pretzel rods
About 18 large gumdrops in assorted colors
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.
Makes 16 servings
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Special Touch
Start a new holiday tradition. Invite the neighbors for an indoor snowman party. Award prizes for the best snowman.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving (Cake and Frosting only))
  • Calories 290
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 1 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 260mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 41g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 27g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 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.