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Dinosaur Cake

Dinosaur Cake

45 Min(s)
45 Min(s) Prep
Make this kid-pleasing Dinosaur Cake with your usual cake pan and a few clever cuts with some help from My Food and Family. We provide a diagram to help you achieve the perfect Dinosaur Cake shape!
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10 servings
Original recipe yields 10 servings
1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1 cup cold milk
1/2 cup candy-coated chocolate pieces
10 each foil-wrapped milk chocolate piece balls
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Let's Make It
1
Prepare and bake cake mix as directed on package for 13x9-inch baking pan. Cool completely. Transfer cake to a cutting board; cut into pieces as shown in diagram and diagram below.
2
Beat pudding mix, sugar and milk in large bowl with whisk 2 min. Stir in COOL WHIP.
3
Using small amount of frosting to hold pieces together, arrange cake on serving tray as directed in tip below.
4
Frost cake and decorate with candy.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Size Wise
At 10 servings, this adorable cake is perfect for a kid's party.
Tip 2
How to Cut Up Cake
(Click here to print diagram.) Attach section B (the head) to top of neck. Attach section C (the tail) to back of body. Place the 4 D triangles along the dinosaur's back for spikes.
Tip 3
Fun Idea
Take a table knife and run it through the frosted cake before positioning the candies to give the dinosaur scaly or wrinkly skin.
Nutrition
Calories
420
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g
23%
Saturated Fat 8g
40%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 55mg
18%
Sodium 490mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates 61g
22%
Dietary Fibers 1g
4%
Sugars 40g
80%
Protein 4g
8%
Vitamin A
2%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
4%
Iron
25%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
Makes 10 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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