Recipes and Cooking Surprise Inside New Year's Eve Cake There is no better option for a New Year's Eve cake than a champagne cake! Except maybe one filled with a festive surprise in the form of colorful candies. You could also use champagne gummies or other edible filling with a celebratory bend. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on November 4, 2019 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Hands On Time: 1 day 21 hrs Total Time: 2 hrs Servings: 16 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 packages 2-layer-size white cake mix 2 cup champagne 8 eggs ⅔ cup vegetable oil 8 - 10 cup cream cheese frosting 3 - 4 cup gold-colored candy coated chocolate pieces, metallic sprinkles, etc Additional sprinkles, chocolate ganache, and/or gold luster dust (optional) Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour four 8 to 9-inch round baking pans. Set aside. In a large mixing bowl, combine cake mix, champagne, eggs and vegetable oil. Beat on low speed for 30 seconds until batter is moistened. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake for 26 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool cake in pans on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove cake from pans and cool completely. Trim cake tops, if desired. Cut a circle out of two of the cake layers, leaving about a 2-inch border. To assemble, place a whole cake layer on cake board or cake stand set on a turn table. Spread with a thin layer of white frosting. Repeat with the two cake layer rings. Fill the cake with the gold-colored candy coated chocolate pieces, metallic sprinkles, etc. Top with remaining whole cake layer. Frost with remaining cream cheese frosting and decorate as desired. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 816 Calories 30g Fat 125g Carbs 8g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 16 Calories 816 % Daily Value * Total Fat 30g 38% Saturated Fat 13g 65% Cholesterol 120mg 40% Sodium 581mg 25% Total Carbohydrate 125g 45% Total Sugars 96g Protein 8g Vitamin C 0.2mg 1% Calcium 213mg 16% Iron 2.3mg 13% Potassium 213mg 5% Fatty acids, total trans 1g Folate, total 62mcg Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.