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The Great Pumpkin Cake

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  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 45 min
  • Servings 24
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Looking for a creative dessert made using Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix? Then check out this fun pumpkin cake.

Ingredients

Cake

2
boxes Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ yellow cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix boxes

Frosting and Decoration

1/2
teaspoon orange paste icing color (not liquid food color)
2
containers (1 lb each) Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
1
flat-bottom ice cream cone
1/2
cup Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy dark chocolate or chocolate frosting
2
green candy-coated chocolate baking bits
2
pieces candy corn
4
lime wedge candy jellies

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease and lightly flour 12-cup fluted tube cake pan, or spray with baking spray with flour. Make, bake and cool 1 cake mix as directed on box for 12-cup fluted tube pan. Repeat with second cake mix.
  • 2 Stir 1/4 teaspoon of the orange paste icing color into each container of vanilla frosting. To make pumpkin shape, place 1 cake, rounded side down, on serving plate (if necessary, trim cakes to form flat surfaces). Spread top with 1/3 cup orange frosting. Place second cake, rounded side up, on top of first cake. Frost both cakes with remaining orange frosting.
  • 3 Frost outside of ice cream cone with 1/3 cup of the chocolate frosting. In small resealable food-storage plastic bag, place remaining chocolate frosting; seal bag. Cut tiny hole in one bottom corner of bag. Squeeze bag to draw eyes, nose and mouth on pumpkin with frosting. Add baking bits for irises of eyes and candy corn for teeth.
  • 4 Frost outside of ice cream cone with 1/3 cup of the chocolate frosting. In small resealable food-storage plastic bag, place remaining cup chocolate frosting; seal bag. Cut tiny hole in one bottom corner of bag. Squeeze bag to draw eyes, nose and mouth on pumpkin with frosting. Add baking bits for irises of eyes and candy corn for teeth.
  • 5 Insert frosted cone in center of cake to form pumpkin stem. With knife, cut leaf shapes from candy jellies (see photo); place near stem. To serve cake, cut slices from top cake before cutting bottom cake. Store loosely covered.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (Cake and Vanilla Frosting Only)
Calories
410
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Trans Fat
2 1/2g
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
370mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
59g
20%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
39g
39%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 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 Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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