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Rainbow Surprise Inside Cake

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Rainbow Surprise Inside Cake
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 2 hr 45 min
  • Servings 18
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A fun cake filled with a colorful sweet surprise that tumbles out when you cut into it.
Updated May 6, 2016

Ingredients

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease or spray two 8-inch round cake pans; place 8-inch round piece of cooking parchment paper in bottom of each pan. Grease or spray parchment paper. In large bowl, beat 1 box cake mix and ingredients called for on box with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on high speed about 2 minutes or until smooth. Spread in pans. Bake as directed on box. Cool 10 minutes; run knife around sides of pans to loosen cakes. Gently remove from pans to cooling rack; remove parchment paper. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Meanwhile, repeat to make 2 more layers.
  • 2
    Flatten cake layers by trimming off rounded tops. In 2 layers, cut small round out of center, using 4-inch round cutter.
  • 3
    To assemble cake: Place 1 uncut cake layer on cake stand or serving platter; spread 1/3 cup frosting on top. Top with 1 layer with center removed; spread 1/3 cup frosting on top. Top with second layer with center removed; spread 1/3 cup frosting on top.
  • 4
    Fill cake with candies and candy sprinkles. Gently press candies to level; top with full cake layer. Frost side and top of cake with remaining frosting.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Don’t have a 4-inch round cutter? Cut out a 4-inch circle of cooking parchment paper, and use it as a pattern.

Nutrition

630 Calories, 27g Total Fat, 5g Protein, 92g Total Carbohydrate, 27g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
630
Calories from Fat
240
Total Fat
27g
41%
Saturated Fat
11g
57%
Trans Fat
2 1/2g
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
440mg
18%
Potassium
160mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
92g
31%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
27g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 4 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
6
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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