Spice Cake

Enjoy this distinctive spiced cake decorated with flowers made from fruit roll snacks – a beautiful birthday treat!

  • prep time 50 min
  • total time 2 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 12

Ingredients

Cake

1
(1 lb. 2.25-oz.) pkg. yellow cake mix
1
cup water
1/3
cup oil
3
eggs
1
teaspoon cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon nutmeg
1/4
teaspoon cloves

Frosting

1
(16-oz.) can cream cheese frosting
1 1/2
teaspoons cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon nutmeg
1
teaspoon vanilla

Flowers

4
(.75-oz.) fruit roll snacks (36 inches long)
1
(4.25-oz.) tube green decorator frosting with decorator tip included
  • 1 Prepare and bake cake as directed on package, using all cake ingredients and 13x9-inch pan. Cool as directed.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine all frosting ingredients; beat until smooth. Frost cooled cake.
  • 3 To make 3 flowers, unroll 1 fruit roll snack leaving backing attached. Cut snack into three 12-inch pieces. With scissors, make cuts 1/8 to 1/4 inch apart along 1 long side of each piece, cutting to about 1/8 inch from other long edge. Starting with short side, roll up each piece removing backing during rolling. Pinch uncut side of roll; fan "petals" to form flower. Repeat with remaining fruit roll snacks to make 9 more flowers. Arrange flowers on top of cake, pressing uncut side gently into cake. Use decorator frosting to form leaf shapes around flowers.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    480
    (
    Calories from Fat
    170),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    19g
    19%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    55mg
    55%;
    Sodium
    390mg
    390%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    74g
    74%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    51g
    51%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 3 1/2 Fruit; 5 Other Carbohydrate; 3 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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