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Cotton Candy Bars

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These fun, unique bars get their blue color and cotton candy flavor from the wonderful Frosting Creations packets and their great texture and ease from a box of cake mix. White chocolate chips add a nice crunch, along with plenty of rainbow sprinkles! They can feed and please a crowd--kids and adults alike--reminiscent of a summertime carnival anytime of year.

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  • 2 packets of Duncan Hines® Frosting Creations™ Cotton Candy Flavor Mix and 1 can of Frosting Creations™ Frosting Starter
  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 1 cup sprinkles, plus more for garnish
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips

Baking Instructions

  1. Pour pack of Duncan Hines® Frosting Creations™ Cotton Candy Flavor Mix into can of Duncan Hines® Frosting Creations™ Frosting Starter. Stir until evenly blended. Set aside.
  2. 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 13x9 inch baking pan with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. 2. In a large bowl, mix the cake mix, one cup of the sprinkles, one packet of the cotton candy Frosting Creations, the eggs and oil together with a wooden spoon until a soft dough forms. Stir in the white chocolate chips.
  4. 3. Press mixture evenly into the prepared pan and bake until lightly golden and center is set, about 14-16 minutes. Cool completely in pan.
  5. 4. Frost cooled bars with the prepared frosting mixture. Place the frosted bars in the fridge to harden the icing, for about an hour. Cut into bars and serve.

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frosting creations

frosting creations

I like to frost my cupcakes with non flavored frosting creation frosting by putting it in a zippered bag and cutting the corner to swirl onto the cupcake. Then sprinkle the frosting creation powder lightly over the icing. It makes a beautiful presentation and just a light hint of flavor. This is also nice for a party to have different flavors.

Turning an Orange Delight into a Tropical Orange Delight

Turning an Orange Delight into a Tropical Orange Delight

If you are using the Duncan Hines "Orange Supreme" Cake Mix, to add a lovely tropical delight to the cake, cupcakes, etc. Add a (whole) package of Coconut Shavings to the Cake Mix after mixing it up. After you add the coconut into the mix, remix the cake batter for another couple minutes just to make sure the shavings are nicely mixed through. I recently did this with my Bella Spiral Cake Maker, it makes 5 mini cakes for each session. They have some great reviews from the friends that had them.

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