Leprechaun Village

You don't need the luck of the Irish to make an eye-catching dessert! Just rely on cake mix, ready-to-spread frosting, cereal and ice cream cones.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 2 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 15

Ingredients

1
package white cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
2
containers Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
16
to 20 drops green food color
3
sugar-style ice-cream cones with pointed ends
1/3
cup marshmallow bits from 1 1/2 cups Lucky Charms™ cereal
yellow decorating gel or icing (from 0.68- or 4.25-ounce tube)
3
tablespoons yellow candy-coated fruit-flavored bite-size candies
Yellow paper baking cup, cut in half
Green decorating sugar crystals, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF (325ºF for dark or nonstick pan). Make and bake cake as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan. Cool 10 minutes. Run knife around sides of pan to loosen cake; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 2 Cover large flat tray or piece of cardboard with foil or plastic food wrap. Place cake on center of tray.
  • 3 Spoon frosting into large bowl. Stir in food color until well blended. Reserve 1/2 cup frosting. Frost cake with remaining frosting. Spread outside of ice cream cones with reserved frosting. Arrange cones with pointed ends up on one corner of cake for trees. Decorate each tree with 12 to 14 marshmallow bits.
  • 4 Arrange 2 rows of marshmallow bits from trees to within 4 inches of other short end of cake for walking path. At end of walking path, create pot of gold, using candies and baking cup. Sprinkle green sugar around top edges of cake. Store cake loosely covered.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving (Cake and Frosting Only)
    Calories
    420
    (
    Calories from Fat
    140),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    15g
    15%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    3 1/2g
    3 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    360mg
    360%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    70g
    70%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    50g
    50%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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