Under-the-Sea Cake

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(22) 17 Reviews
Prep Time
35
min.
Total Time
5
hr.
35
min.
Servings

16 servings

What You Need

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Make It

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  • Line 13x9-inch pan with foil; spray with cooking spray. Prepare cake batter and bake in prepared pan as directed on package. Cool completely.
  • Invert cake onto platter; remove pan and foil. Use serrated knife to cut 1/2-inch-wide strip off each side of cake. Cut each strip lengthwise in half; set aside.
  • Spread trimmed cake with 1-1/2 cups COOL WHIP. Stack cake strips around outside edges of cake to make rim; frost rim with remaining COOL WHIP. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Add boiling water to gelatin mix in large bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Add ice; stir until gelatin begins to thicken. Remove any unmelted ice. Pour gelatin into center of cake as shown in photo. Refrigerate 4 hours or until gelatin is firm. Decorate with remaining ingredients to resemble an aquarium as shown in photo.

Cooking Know-How

Make sure cakes are completely cooled before frosting. A warm cake can cause the frosting to soften or melt.

Easy Cleanup

Lining the baking pan with foil makes for easy cleanup and easy removal of the cake from the baking pan.

Substitute

Prepare using your favorite flavor of cake mix.

Servings

  • 16 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 240
% Daily Value
Total fat 8g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 250mg
Carbohydrate 39g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 25g
Protein 3g
   
Vitamin A 0 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %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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  • stacyfrost |

    This was fun to make and fun to eat. Mine wasn't quite as smooth, but it was great anyway. I made this for a bday cake and everybody loved it.

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  • barbie1290816 |

    it looks and tastes great, its great for a kids party, everyone enjoys it!!! :)

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