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Simple Gum Drop Polka Dot Cake

simple gum drop polka dot cake Dessert
Simple Gum Drop Polka Dot Cake
  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 2 hr 25 min
  • Servings 12

Gum drops make it easy to create a tasty, colorful polka dot birthday cake! MORE+ LESS-

July 8, 2014
Betty Crocker Cake Mix
Make with
Betty Crocker Cake Mix


box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ yellow cake mix
Water, oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
container Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
sugar-coated gum drops in assorted colors


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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Grease bottoms and sides of 2 (8-inch) round cake pans with shortening or cooking spray.
  • 2
    Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 8-inch rounds. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 1 hour. For easier handling, refrigerate or freeze cakes 30 minutes to 1 hour or until firm.
  • 3
    On serving plate, place 1 cake layer, rounded side down. Spread with 1/2 cup of the frosting. Top with second cake layer, rounded side up. Frost top and sides of cake with remaining frosting.
  • 4
    On sugared surface, use rolling pin to roll gumdrops into circles. Place circles on sides and top of cake.

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