Trix™ Cereal Crunch Cake

Kids will love this bright-colored cake with Trix® cereal!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 21 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 12

Ingredients

1
box (1 lb 2.25 oz) yellow cake mix with pudding in the mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
Yellow, red, neon green and neon blue liquid food colors
2
teaspoons grated orange peel
2
teaspoons grated lime peel
1
container (7.2 oz) fluffy white frosting mix
1/2
cup Trix™ cereal
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Grease bottoms only of 2 (8- or 9-inch) round cake pans. Make cake batter as directed on box.
  • 2 Divide cake batter evenly between two separate bowls (about 2 cups each). In one bowl, add 25 drops yellow food color and 4 drops red food color; mix well. Stir in orange peel. Pour into one of the pans. In other bowl, add 25 drops neon green food color and 2 drops neon blue food color; mix well. Stir in lime peel. Pour into other pan.
  • 3 Bake and cool as directed on box for 8- or 9-inch rounds.
  • 4 Place green cake layer, top side down, on serving plate. Spread 1/3 cup frosting on top. Top with orange cake layer, top side up. Frost side and top of cake with remaining frosting. Sprinkle cereal on top of cake.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    330
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    320mg
    320%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    50g
    50%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    33g
    33%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 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; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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