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.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1 cup (1/2 of 2-layer pkg.) devil's food cake mix
1/3 cup water
1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
6 oz. (3/4 of 8-oz pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1/4 cup plain Greek-style yogurt
1 cup powdered sugar
1-1/2 tsp. multi-colored sprinkles
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Let's Make It
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.
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.
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.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 37g
Dietary Fibers 0.656g
* 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.