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Smash Cake (Baby's First Birthday Cake)

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8 servings

Celebrate the little one's big day with a Smash Cake (Baby's First Birthday Cake)! The sprinkles on this tasty smash cake can hold any child's attention.

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  • Heat oven to 325ºF.
  • Beat cake mix, water, applesauce and eggs in medium bowl with mixer until blended.
  • Pour into greased and floured 8x5-inch loaf pan.
  • Bake 27 to 34 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan 15 min. Remove from pan to wire rack; cool completely.
  • Mix cream cheese and yogurt in large bowl with mixer until blended. Gradually add sugar, mixing well after each addition.
  • Trim rounded top off cake; discard or reserve removed cake piece for another use. Cut cake crosswise in half. Stack cakes halves on plate, filling and frosting top and sides of cake with cream cheese mixture. Decorate with sprinkles.

Special Equipment Needed

Size Wise

Enjoy a serving of this rich-and-indulgent cake on special occasions.

How to Use the Remaining Cake Mix

Beat the remaining cake mix with half of each of the add-in ingredients listed on the cake mix package. Spoon into 12 prepared muffin pan cups and bake as directed on package for cupcakes.

Food Facts

A smash cake is traditionally a small cake that you serve your baby on his or her first birthday. Typically, this is their first real dessert treat.

How to Store

Keep frosted cake refrigerated.


  • 8 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings
Calories 260
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 70mg
Sodium 310mg
Carbohydrate 37g
Dietary fiber 0.656g
Sugars 27g
Protein 5g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 8 %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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