No dinosaur-shape baking pan? No problem. Make this kid-pleasing Dinosaur Cake with your usual cake pan & a few clever cuts. Every kid loves Dinosaur Cake!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 10 servings
1 pkg. (2-layer size) cake mix, any flavor
1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed
3 or 4 drops each: red and blue food coloring
1 roll ring-shaped hard candy
1/4 cup assorted small candy balls
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Let's Make It
Prepare and bake cake mix as directed on package for 13x9-inch baking pan. Cool completely. Transfer cake to a cutting board; cut into pieces as shown in photo and diagram below.
Tint whipped topping with food coloring. Using small amount of whipped topping to hold pieces together, arrange cake on serving tray as directed in tip below.
Frost cake with remaining whipped topping. Decorate with candy.
At 10 servings, this adorable cake is perfect for a kid's party.
How to Cut Up Cake
(Click here to print diagram.) Attach section B (the head) to top of neck. Attach section C (the tail) to back of body. Place the 4 D triangles along the dinosaur's back for spikes.
Take a table knife and run it through the frosted cake before positioning the candies to give the dinosaur scaly or wrinkly skin.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 41g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.