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Flower Power Cake

Gumdrops and straw candies create the beautiful flowers that decorate this easy yet elegant cake recipe.

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  • Makes: 12 servings
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cool: 10 mins
  • Bake: 30 mins 350°F

Flower Power Cake

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare and bake cake mix according to package directions using two 8- or 9-inch round baking pans. Cool on wire racks for 10 minutes. Remove from pans. Cool completely.
  2. Place 1 cake layer on a serving plate; spread with frosting. Top with remaining cake layer. Frost top and side of layers with frosting.
  3. To decorate cake with flowers, slice small gumdrops in half horizontally to form flower petals. Use candy-coated fruit-flavored pieces for flower centers. Flatten gumdrops and cut into leaf shapes for leaves. Snip sour straws to desired lengths and use for flower stems.

Nutrition Facts (Flower Power Cake)

    Per serving:
  • 448 kcal cal.,
  • 17 g fat
  • (4 g sat. fat,
  • 5 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 3 g monounsatured fat),
  • 55 mg chol.,
  • 371 mg sodium,
  • 70 g carb.,
  • 0 g fiber,
  • 51 g sugar,
  • 3 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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