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Pirate Cake
Pirate Cake

Pirate Cake

2 Hr(s) 35 Min(s) (incl. cooling)
1 Hr(s) Prep
1 Hr(s) 35 Min(s) Cook
Make a birthday cake to remember for your little buccaneers with this Pirate Cake recipe! No fancy cake plans required for this Pirate Cake. We used two standard round pans.
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12 servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings
1 pkg. (2-layer size) chocolate cake mix
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1 cup cold milk
1 piece red string licorice
1 piece black string licorice, cut into 1-inch lengths
1 Mini OREO Bite Size Cookie
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Let's Make It
1
Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 2 (9-inch) round pans. Cool cakes in pans 15 min. Remove from pans to wire racks; cool completely.
2
Cut cake as shown in diagram. Discard cake trimmings or reserve for snacking. Place head piece on platter; frost with 1 cup COOL WHIP.
3
Beat dry pudding mix, sugar and milk with whisk 2 min. Assemble hat pieces near head as shown in photograph; frost with pudding mixture. Spoon remaining COOL WHIP into resealable plastic bag. Cut small corner off bottom of bag. Squeeze bag to pipe COOL WHIP onto hat as shown in photograph.
4
Cut eye patch out of piece of sturdy colored paper or cardboard. Cut 14-inch length from red licorice. Use to "attach" eye patch to cake. Use remaining red licorice to form mouth. Decorate cake with remaining ingredients as shown in photo. Keep refrigerated.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Size Wise
This cake is sure to be a hit at your child's next party. At 12 servings, it makes enough to feed a crowd.
Tip 2
Special Extra
Add a Mini OREO Bite Size Cookie to the pirate's chin to create an unsightly mole.
Nutrition
Calories
220
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g
14%
Saturated Fat 3.5g
18%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 50mg
17%
Sodium 340mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates 29g
11%
Dietary Fibers 0g
0%
Sugars 20g
40%
Protein 3g
6%
Vitamin A
2%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
4%
Iron
8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
Makes 12 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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