Cocoa Puffs® Cereal Crunch Cake

Cocoa Puffs® cereal adds a fun, crunchy surprise to this cake!

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 12

Ingredients

1
box (1 lb. 2.25 oz) devil's food cake mix with pudding in the mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
2 1/2
containers whipped fluffy white frosting
3 1/2
cups Cocoa Puffs® cereal
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Grease bottoms only of 3 (8- or 9-inch) round cake pans. Make cake batter as directed on box. Divide batter evenly among pans (about 1 2/3 cups batter in each).
  • 2 Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 Spoon 1 container frosting into large bowl. Coarsely crush 3 cups of the cereal. Add crushed cereal to frosting; mix well. Spread half over first cake layer to within 1/2 inch of edge. Place second cake layer over frosting; top with remaining frosting. Top with third cake layer.
  • 4 Frost side and top of cake with remaining 1 1/2 containers frosting. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup uncrushed cereal.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    580
    (
    Calories from Fat
    240),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    27g
    27%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    4 1/2g
    4 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    55mg
    55%;
    Sodium
    450mg
    450%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    82g
    82%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    61g
    61%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 4 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    5 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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