Stencil Birthday Cake

Decorating with stencils is kids’ play. So what are you waiting for, Dad?

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 13 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 1/2
containers Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy or Whipped frosting (any flavor)
Flower stencil
Betty Crocker™ colored sugars, as desired
Betty Crocker™ assorted gel food colors, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Make, bake and cool cake as directed on box for two 8-inch or 9-inch rounds.
  • 2 Reserve 1/4 cup of the frosting. Place 1 cake layer, rounded side down, on serving plate. Spread with about 1/3 cup frosting. Place other layer, rounded side up, on top. Frost side and top of cake with remaining frosting.
  • 3 Position stencil on top of cake. Sprinkle colored sugars over stencil, being careful not to mix colors or get sugar on other areas of cake surface; remove stencil. Tint reserved 1/4 cup frosting with 2 drops of desired food color. Place frosting in decorating bag with writing tip #4. Pipe desired message on cake. Pipe design on edge of plate if desired.

Expert Tips

Make your own stencil using lightweight cardboard, or purchase a stencil at a craft store.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
290mg
290%;
Total Carbohydrate
51g
51%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
35g
35%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
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; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.