You don't need artistic talent to make this Artist's Palette Birthday Cake. You will, however, need some food coloring and candy wafers.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1 pkg. (2-layer size) chocolate or white cake mix
1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed, divided
1 to 2 drops yellow food coloring
15 candy wafers
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Let's Make It
Prepare and bake cake mix as directed on package for 13x9-inch baking pan. Cool 5 minutes in pan; remove cake to a cake board or tray. Cool completely.
Make a template drawing of an artist's palette as shown in photograph using wax paper; place on top of cake. Frost remaining cake with 2 cups of the whipped topping; remove template.
Tint remaining whipped topping with food coloring to create a light yellow; frost palette area left by template outline.
Position paint brush in center of palette; arrange different colored candy wafers on cake (as shown in photograph) to resemble blobs of paint. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
chewy fruit snacks, colored sprinkles or colored icing can be substituted for candy wafers to create the paints!
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 29g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.