Cocoa Puffs® Cereal Crunch Cake

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 1 hr 25 min total time
  • 4 ingredients
  • 12 servings


box (1 lb. 2.25 oz) devil's food cake mix with pudding in the mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
2 1/2
containers whipped fluffy white frosting
3 1/2
cups Cocoa Puffs™ cereal


  1. 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Grease bottoms only of 3 (8- or 9-inch) round cake pans. Make cake batter as directed on box. Divide batter evenly among pans (about 1 2/3 cups batter in each).
  2. 2 Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  3. 3 Spoon 1 container frosting into large bowl. Coarsely crush 3 cups of the cereal. Add crushed cereal to frosting; mix well. Spread half over first cake layer to within 1/2 inch of edge. Place second cake layer over frosting; top with remaining frosting. Top with third cake layer.
  4. 4 Frost side and top of cake with remaining 1 1/2 containers frosting. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup uncrushed cereal.




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