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Spring Rain Cake

After a spring rain I stepped outside to see the grass grow, the puddles spilling into the lower parts of the ground and dandelions everywhere. I was inspired. My cake is flavored with the refreshing tastes of Duncan Hines Devil's food, Mint Chocolate Frosting Creations with their frosting, sprinkles, colorful cake gels and berry blue gelatin. This puts a taste to spring.

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  • Servings: 8-10
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Ingredients

  • 1 packet of Duncan Hines® Frosting Creations™ Mint Chocolate Flavor Mix and 1 can of Frosting Creations™ Frosting Starter
  • 1 16.5 oz Duncan Hines Devil's Food cake mix
  • 1 box of berry blue gelatin for water puddles
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3 cups of water
  • 1/3 cup of vegetable oil
  • Cooking spray
  • Green food coloring
  • Green cake gel for the grass
  • Orange/yellow cake gel for dandelions
  • Optional- different sprinkles and assorted cake gels

Baking Instructions

  1. Pour pack of Duncan Hines® Frosting Creations™ Mint Chocolate Flavor Mix into can of Duncan Hines® Frosting Creations™ Frosting Starter. Stir until evenly blended.
  2. Add and blend in about 10 drops of green food coloring.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  4. Lightly coat a 13x9 inch pan with cooking spray.
  5. In a small pot boil one cup of water and add blue gelatin mix.
  6. Stir and dissolve.
  7. Add one cup of cold water to gelatin and place in refrigerator for 2 hours or until it just begins to set which could be less than 2 hours.
  8. Meanwhile, In a large bowl blend cake mix, eggs, 1 cup of water and 1/3 cup of vegetable oil.
  9. Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes.
  10. Pour and level the cake batter into the pan.
  11. Bake for 22-25 minutes or until fork/toothpick comes out clean from center of cake.
  12. Let cake cool for 5 minutes.
  13. With a knife loosen edges and take your plate and flip cake upside down. Let cake completely cool.
  14. Set aside until gelatin firms and cake is cooled.
  15. When gelatin is a bit firm and cake is cooled begin to decorate by digging holes in the cake with a spoon.
  16. Spoon in blue gelatin.
  17. These are your puddles.
  18. Frost different areas of the cake with the mint chocolate creation and add leaves of grass with the green cake gel.
  19. Dab dandelion creations with the orange/yellow cake gel and add sprinkles and other spring related decorations as you wish.
  20. The mint and berry flavors will begin to cool you off just before the sun comes out again.

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Tips

Fat-Free Instant Puddings for Regular Instant Puddings

Fat-Free Instant Puddings for Regular Instant Puddings

You may substitute fat-free instant pudding instead of regular instant pudding in pound cakes. However the texture and consistency may be drier. So, if you don't mind losing some of the moistness, go right ahead.


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Moist cakes

To help make your cake moist add an extra egg; substitute milk for water in the recipe.





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