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Peanut-Cereal Baseball Cake

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.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8
 

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

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LOCATION

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

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Expert Tips

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

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
290mg
290%;
Total Carbohydrate
52g
52%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
30g
30%
),
Protein
8g
8%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
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 Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.