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Cotton Candy Angel Food Cake

Just like the confection, this light and airy dessert combines the fluffy texture of angel food cake with the sweet flavor of cotton candy in the frosting. The cake is tinted pink to recreate the classic cotton candy color combination of pink and blue.

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  • Servings: 10 to 12
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Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. Duncan Hines® Angel Food Cake Mix
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 8 drops red food coloring
  • 1 packet of Duncan Hines® Frosting Creations™ Cotton Candy Flavor Mix and 1 can of Frosting Creations™ Frosting Starter

Baking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. For best results, be sure bowl and utensils are clean.
  2. Blend cake mix, water, and red food coloring in large bowl at low speed until moistened (about 30 seconds). Beat at medium speed for 1 minute. Do not overbeat. Pour into ungreased 10-inch tube pan and bake immediately.
  3. Bake for 38 to 48 minutes. Check. Cake is done when top is golden brown and cracked, looks very dry and is warm to the touch. Do not overbake.
  4. Hang pan upside down on heat-proof glass bottle until completely cool, about 1 1/2 hours. Loosen edges carefully and turn it out of pan.
  5. Pour pack of Duncan Hines® Frosting Creations™ Cotton Candy Flavor Mix into can of Duncan Hines® Frosting Creations™ Frosting Starter. Stir until evenly blended.
  6. Melt the Cotton Candy frosting you just created in the microwave in 5-second bursts until just melted enough to pour as a thick glaze.
  7. Pour over top of cake. Let frosting set for up to 10 minutes and serve.

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Tips

How to bake even cakes

How to bake even cakes

My tip for baking even cakes is to take a large new bath towel and cut it into strips and soak in cold water; then take the strips and tie it around your cake pan and place into oven and bake, your cakes will be even everytime.


54orange

54orange

I love Duncan Hines cakes, however to make white cakes more moist, I add 5 eggs whites instead of 3, and 1/3 cup of oil. I have had many compliments of how great tasting the cake was.





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