Christmas Tree Cake

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      Christmas Tree Cake

      Turn an ordinary rectangular cake into a festive Christmas memory.
      You’ll find few cakes that are easier to decorate!

      Total: 3 hr 18 min
      Prep: 30 min
      Bake: 38 min
      Cool: 1 hr 10 min
      Freeze: 1 hr
      Makes 12 servings


      1 package Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® cake mix (any flavor)

      Water, oil and eggs called for on cake mix package

      2 tubs Betty Crocker® Whipped fluffy white ready-to-spread frosting

      Green colored sugar

      3 candy canes, broken to remove curved ends

      Assorted small gumdrops, if desired


      1. Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease bottom only of rectangular pan,
      13x9x2 inches.

      Make cake mix as directed on package, using water, oil
      and eggs. Pour into pan.

      2. Bake as directed on package or until toothpick inserted in
      center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire

      Cool completely, about 1 hour.

      3. Freeze cake uncovered 1 hour for easier frosting. From the
      middle of one short side, make a diagonal cut to each corner on
      opposite side, making 3 triangular pieces.

      Make tree shape by
      arranging 2 outer pieces with straight 13-inch sides together on
      aluminum foil-covered tray or cutting board; frost top. Place
      remaining center piece on top.

      4. Frost sides and top of cake. Press candy cane pieces in end of
      tree to make trunk.

      Sprinkle with colored sugar to look like boughs.
      Arrange gumdrops on cake to look like lights or ornaments. Store
      loosely covered.

      1 Serving: Calories 510 (Calories from Fat 180); Fat 20g (Saturated
      10g); Cholesterol 55mg; Sodium 320mg; Potassium 50mg; Carbohydrate
      80g (Dietary Fiber 0g); Protein 3g

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