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Piano Cake

Piano Cake recipe
photo by:kraft
This Piano Cake was a big hit with my son who is majoring in music. Actual assembly was easier than I thought it would be. I would definitely recommend this cake for any more
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on 10/7/2010
35 min
2 hr 15 min
12 servings
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What You Need

pkg.  (2-layer size) chocolate cake mix
pkg.  (3.9 oz.) JELL-O Chocolate Fudge Flavor Instant Pudding
cup  powdered sugar
cup  cold milk
cups  thawed COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping, divided
oz.  BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate
 European-style butter cookie

Make It

PREPARE cake batter and bake as directed on package for 13x9-inch pan, lining pan with foil sprayed with cooking spray before adding batter. Cool cake in pan 15 min.; invert onto wire rack. Remove pan; cool cake completely. Cut cake into pieces and arrange on platter as shown in diagram for the piano and piano bench; set aside. Discard cake trimmings or reserve for snacking.

BEAT dry pudding mix, sugar and milk with whisk 2 min. Stir in 1 cup COOL WHIP; use to frost piano and bench pieces. Spread remaining COOL WHIP into rectangle on top of piano as shown in photo.

MELT chocolate as directed on package; pour into resealable plastic bag. Seal bag. Cut small piece off 1 bottom corner of bag; use to draw piano keys on cake. Use any remaining chocolate to draw small music notes on cookie; place on cake for sheet music. Refrigerate 30 min. or until glaze is firm. Keep cake refrigerated.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Size Wise
This cake will be a hit at your next special occasion. At 12 servings, it makes enough to feed a crowd.
Ivory Grand Piano
For an ivory piano, prepare using a white cake mix and JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding.
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