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Party-Time Purse Cake

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Party-Time Purse Cake
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 2 hr 45 min
  • Servings 15
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Having a tea party? Create a cake that will be the sweet hit.
Updated Dec 16, 2011

Ingredients

Cake

Frosting and Decorations

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Make, bake and cool cake as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan.
  • 2
    Cut cake crosswise in half. On serving plate, place 1 cake piece; spread top with 2 tablespoons white frosting from 1/2 container. Top with second cake piece. Stand cake pieces on end with cut sides down. Freeze 1 hour.
  • 3
    Stir food color into 1 container of frosting to tint light blue. Spread entire cake with light blue frosting.
  • 4
    Along front and top of cake, mark outline of an elongated V-shape with toothpick for purse flap. Stir food color into remaining 1/2 container of frosting to tint dark blue; frost purse flap with dark blue frosting. Place remaining dark blue frosting in decorating bag fitted with writing tip #7 or #8; pipe shell border along purse flap and edges of purse.
  • 5
    Cut rim from plastic plate; cut rim in half. Insert into top of cake for handle. Decorate purse with candies. Cut marshmallow with dampened kitchen scissors into slices; sprinkle with colored sugar. Arrange marshmallow slices on purse for clasp. Press candy onto center of clasp. Store loosely covered.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Choose from the many colorful candies available to decorate this adorable cake.

Nutrition

350 Calories, 13g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 56g Total Carbohydrate, 40g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving (Cake and Frosting Only)
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
120
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
2 1/2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
320mg
13%
Potassium
55mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
56g
19%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
40g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
2%
2%
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; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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