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No-Bake Cereal Baseball Cake

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 1 hr 10 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Peanuts and peanut butter blend with kid-favorite Cheerios® cereal in this round cereal cake. Frosted with a baseball image, it's perfect for a team party or your favorite baseball fan.

Ingredients

1/2
cup light corn syrup
1/2
cup sugar
1/2
cup creamy peanut butter
4
cups Cheerios™ cereal
1/2
cup coarsely chopped salted peanuts
1/2
cup vanilla creamy ready-to-spread frosting (from 16-oz can)
1
tube (0.68 oz) red decorating gel

Steps

  • 1 Line 8- or 9-inch round cake pan with foil; spray foil with cooking spray. In 4-quart nonstick Dutch oven, mix corn syrup and sugar. Cook over medium-low heat just until mixture boils. Remove from heat.
  • 2 Stir in peanut butter until smooth. Stir in cereal and peanuts until coated. Press mixture firmly in pan. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 3 By lifting foil, remove cereal mixture from pan; remove foil. Place upside down on serving platter. Spread frosting over top. With toothpick, draw baseball pattern as shown. Outline pattern with decorating gel to resemble baseball.
  • 1 Line 8- or 9-inch round cake pan with foil; spray foil with cooking spray. In 4-quart nonstick Dutch oven, mix corn syrup and sugar. Cook over medium-low heat just until mixture boils. Remove from heat.
  • 2 Stir in peanut butter until smooth. Stir in cereal and peanuts until coated. Press mixture firmly in pan. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 3 By lifting foil, remove cereal mixture from pan; remove foil. Place upside down on serving platter. Spread frosting over top. With toothpick, draw baseball pattern as shown. Outline pattern with decorating gel to resemble baseball.

Expert Tips

For a soccer cake, use black gel or chocolate frosting and decorate as shown in the diagram.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
290mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
52g
17%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
30g
30%
Protein
8g
8%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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