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Birdhouse Cake

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16 servings

This delicious, adorable coconut-topped cake comes together in no time with our easy instructions.

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  • Cover bottom of 13x9-inch pan with waxed paper; spray bottom and sides of pan with cooking spray. Prepare cake batter as directed on package; blend in dry pudding mix. Pour into prepared pan. Bake as directed on package for 13x9-inch cake. Cool cake in pan 10 min.; invert onto wire rack. Remove pan and waxed paper; cool cake completely.
  • Cut cake as shown in Diagram 1. Arrange on tray or large platter as shown in Diagrams 2 and 3 , turning piece B onto its side so it is higher than piece A, and placing pieces C and D over pieces E and F to form raised peak of roof, trimming corners of C and D where they meet at peak.
  • Beat butter, milk and vanilla with mixer until well blended. Gradually add sugar, beating after each addition until well blended. Reserve 1/4 cup frosting; frost cake with remaining frosting.
  • Sprinkle 1/2 cup coconut onto center of birdhouse. Tint 1/2 cup of the remaining coconut with a few drops of yellow food coloring; sprinkle over bottom edge of house. Tint remaining coconut with few drops of red and blue food colorings; sprinkle over roof. Tint reserved frosting as desired; pipe onto cake to make bird. Add decorations to resemble photo.

Special Equipment Needed

Size Wise

This cake serves 16 so it's a great dessert to feed a crowd at your next party or gathering.

Tinting Coconut

Mix 1/2 tsp. water with a few drops of food coloring. Add to 1 cup BAKER'S ANGEL FLAKE Coconut in resealable plastic bag; seal bag. Shake until coconut is evenly tinted. Use more food coloring for a darker shade and less coloring for a lighter shade.

Best Apples for Baking and Cooking

Use 1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) JELL-O SIMPLY GOOD Vanilla Bean Flavor Pudding.


Use 1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) JELL-O SIMPLY GOOD Vanilla Bean Flavor Pudding.


  • 16 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings
Calories 400
Total fat 14g
Saturated fat 8g
Cholesterol 45mg
Sodium 400mg
Carbohydrate 65g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 53g
Protein 3g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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