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Sunflower Layer Cake

  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 2 hr 15 min
  • Servings 16

Brighten everyone’s day with this sunflower cake made using Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ cake mix and frosting – a dessert for all chocolate lovers. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ devil’s food cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
6
oz semisweet baking chocolate, chopped
1
cup butter, softened
2 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1
tablespoon milk
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
container Betty Crocker™ Whipped vanilla frosting
Green and yellow paste food colors
2
tablespoons miniature semisweet chocolate chips

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Grease 2 (8-inch) round cake pans with shortening and lightly flour, or spray with baking spray with flour. Make cake mix as directed on box, using water, oil and eggs. Pour batter into pans. Bake and cool as directed for 8-inch rounds.
  • 2
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate on High 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until chocolate can be stirred smooth. Cool 5 minutes. In large bowl, beat butter with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating on low speed until blended. Add melted chocolate, milk and vanilla; beat until smooth.
  • 3
    On serving plate, place 1 cake, rounded side down. Spread with chocolate frosting. Top with second cake, rounded side up. Frost side and top of cake with remaining chocolate frosting. Tint 1/3 cup vanilla frosting with green food color. Tint remaining vanilla frosting yellow. Pipe yellow and green frosting to look like petals and leaves on top of cake. Sprinkle chocolate chips in center.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
% Daily Value
Total Fat
30g
0%
Saturated Fat
12g
0%
Sodium
370mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
65g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 6 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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