Inserting the sucker just before serving will prevent the color of the sucker from melting onto the frosting.
This dog is adorable without the added step of the multicolored fur. Feel free to skip that step and save yourself some time.
Nutrition has been calculated on only the cake and frosting for this recipe.
Save the scraps! The cake scraps can be crumbled and sprinkled over ice cream or made into cake pops. Visit bettycrocker.com for a variety of cake pop recipes.
The first layer of frosting for this cake coats and sets the crumbs so they don’t combine with the final frosting. Freezing the cake makes frosting easier.
Don't worry if you didn't get your cake cut out perfectly. Use a little extra frosting to smooth out those not so perfect parts. Once you assemble and decorate, it will look doggone cute!
Soften the taffy candy in the microwave on High for 5 to 7 seconds to make it easier to shape.