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Baby Shower Cake

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Baby Shower Cake
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 50 min
  • Servings 16
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Girl or boy or possibly one of each? Make this pink and blue cake for the next baby shower, or make it to give as a gift.
Updated Aug 4, 2011

Ingredients

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ white cake mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
  • Red and blue food colors
  • 1 1/2 containers Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Grease bottoms only of three 8-inch or 9-inch round pans.
  • 2
    Make cake batter as directed on box. Pour 1 1/2 cups of the batter into small bowl. Pour another 1 1/2 cups of the batter into one of the pans.
  • 3
    Stir 6 to 10 drops red food color into batter in small bowl. Stir 6 to 10 drops blue food color into batter in large bowl. Pour pink batter into another pan; pour blue batter into remaining pan. (If necessary, refrigerate 1 pan of batter until ready to bake.)
  • 4
    Bake 8-inch pans 19 to 24 minutes, 9-inch pans 17 to 22 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 5
    Place blue layer, top side down, on plate. Spread 1/3 cup frosting on blue layer almost to edge. Place white layer, top side down, on frosted layer. Spread 1/3 cup frosting on white layer almost to edge. Place pink layer, top side up, on frosted layer. Frost side and top of cake with remaining frosting. Store loosely covered.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Decorate your cake! Miniature dolls, baby rattles and pacifiers make fun and practical decorations.
  • tip 2
    For the best possible cake color, be certain to use 3 egg whites as directed. Egg separators are available in the baking section of most supermarkets.

Nutrition

320 Calories, 12g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 51g Total Carbohydrate, 35g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
Calories from Fat
110
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
2 1/2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
300mg
12%
Potassium
45mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
51g
17%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
35g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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