Family Tree Cake

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 1 hr 35 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 20 servings

Ingredients

1
box (1 lb 2.25 oz) yellow cake mix with pudding
1 1/4
cups water
1/3
cup vegetable oil
3
eggs
1
container (1 lb) vanilla ready-to-spread frosting
1/2
cup chocolate ready-to-spread frosting (from 1-lb container)
6
spearmint candy leaves, cut in half (from 13-oz package)
8
small red gumdrops, cut in half
Green paper leaves with guest names

Directions

  1. 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 15x10x1-inch pan with shortening. Make cake mix as directed on box using water, oil and eggs. Spread batter in pan.
  2. 2 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely on cooling rack, about 45 minutes.
  3. 3 Spread vanilla frosting on top of cake. With toothpick, draw tree trunk on bottom 1/3 of cake. With chocolate frosting, fill in trunk and branches, using tines of fork to create bark on tree. Place candy leaves over top 2/3 of cake, leaving space between leaves.
  4. 4 With sharp knife, cut small slit in side of each gumdrop half. Insert one end of paper leaf in slit; place on cake.

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